Holland has a total population of 35,048 and a student population of 3,467. Of these students, 3,230 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Holland, by student population, is Hope College. In 2010, Hope College graduated approximately 18 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with an engineering degree in Holland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,660 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a engineering program in Holland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Holland-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Holland after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Holland, which is the most popular engineering profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 24,230 engineers in Michigan. Of these engineers, 580 were working in the greater Holland area. The government projects that the number of engineers in Holland will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Holland is $72,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.