Allendale has a general population of 11,555 and an overall student population of 24,408. Approximately 24,408 of Allendale's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Allendale's largest healthcare administration school is Grand Valley State University. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Healthcare Administration program at Grand Valley State University.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree in Allendale. Tuition in 2009 at Allendale's healthcare administration schools was $19,480 per year for instate students and $23,794 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board at Allendale-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Allendale, your job prospects are good. There were 9,560 healthcare administrators working in Michigan and 100 working in the greater Allendale area in 2010. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Allendale will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Allendale is $74,180 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.