Rockville, MD (population: 63,567) has twenty-seven human services schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with a human services program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Human Services students from Rockville schools who go on to become human service workers, social workers, human services specialists, human services care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 344,050 people working as social and human service assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,880. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 27 human services schools with a 100-mile radius of Rockville, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr) for human services students, with Carroll Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,498/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rockville|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||3.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||3.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||7.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||10.4 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||13.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||18.4 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||21.6 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||30.7 miles|