Nevada contains three schools that offer human services programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking human services school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 human services schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,148/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Human Services students from Nevada 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. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 260 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $42,700. Social and human service assistants in this state earn $29,980/yr and there are 1,240 employed.
Also, within the human services schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from human services, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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