Holyoke has a total population of 39,838 and a student population of 7,473. Of these students, 7,473 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Holyoke, by student population, is Holyoke Community College. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Nursing program at Holyoke Community College.
A total of 56 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Holyoke in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,072 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Holyoke.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Holyoke, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 83,320 nurses in Massachusetts, 6,610 were working in the greater Holyoke area. Holyoke's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Holyoke is $71,200 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.