There are 2 human services schools in Harrisonburg, Virginia. With an overall population of 40,468 and a student population of 20,496, approximately 20,496 of Harrisonburg students attend one of Harrisonburg's schools that offer human services programs.
Harrisonburg's largest human services school is James Madison University. In 2010, James Madison University graduated approximately 47 students from its human services program.
A reported 58 students graduated with credentials in human services in Harrisonburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Harrisonburg's human services schools was $26,796 per year for instate students and $32,862 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $938 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Harrisonburg-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in human services, if you decide to work as a human services professional in Harrisonburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,250 human services professionals in Virginia, 70 were working in the greater Harrisonburg area. The number of human services professionals in Harrisonburg is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Harrisonburg is $36,250 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.
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