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 teaching programs.
Hope College is the largest teaching school in Holland, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Teaching program at Hope College.
In 2010, 85 students graduated with a teaching 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.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Holland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,100 teachers in Michigan, 1,020 were working in the greater Holland area. The number of teachers in Holland is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Holland is $52,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.