Northampton has a general population of 28,978 and an overall student population of 3,121. Approximately 3,121 of Northampton's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Smith College is the largest psychology school in Northampton, based on student population. Approximately 62 students graduated in 2010 from Smith College with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Northampton's psychology schools. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Northampton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,758.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,622 per year, on average, for room and board at Northampton-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Northampton after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Northampton, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 psychology professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Northampton area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Northampton will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Northampton is $82,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.