Allendale has a total population of 11,555 and a student population of 24,408. Of these students, 24,408 are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
Allendale's largest sonography school is Grand Valley State University. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Sonography program at Grand Valley State University.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a sonography degree in Allendale. If you decide to attend one of Allendale's sonography schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in instate tuition and $23,794 per year in out of state tuition.
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 sonography program in Allendale. And if you live on campus at one of the Allendale-based sonography schools, you will have an added expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
If you plan on staying in Allendale after graduating from sonography school, you should know that job prospects for sonographers in Allendale, which is the most popular sonography profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 36 sonographers in Michigan were working in the greater Allendale area. The number of sonographers in Allendale is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
As a sonographer in Allendale, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sonographers in the state.
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