With an overall population of 35,048 and a student population of 3,467, approximately 3,230 of Holland students attend one of Holland's schools that offer nursing programs.
Holland's largest nursing school is Hope College. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from Hope College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a nursing degree in Holland. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Holland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,660.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for nursing related books and supplies each year. 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 nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Holland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 49,520 nurses in Michigan. Of these nurses, 1,420 were working in the greater Holland area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Holland. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Holland is $26,260 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.