With an overall population of 51,818 and a student population of 18,864, approximately 3,282 of La Crosse students attend one of La Crosse's schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in La Crosse, by student population, is Viterbo University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Human Services program at Viterbo University.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in human services from human services schools in La Crosse in 2010. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in La Crosse was $20,160 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $850 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,710 per year, on average, for room and board at La Crosse-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in La Crosse after graduating from human services school, you should know that job prospects for human services professionals in La Crosse, which is the most popular human services profession, are good. In 2010, of the 7,060 human services professionals in Wisconsin, 370 were working in the greater La Crosse area. La Crosse's human services professional workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in La Crosse is $24,930 per year, which is lower than the average for human services professionals state-wide.