University of Massachusetts Amherst is the largest accounting school in Amherst, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 217 students graduated from the Accounting program at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
A total of 217 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Amherst in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Amherst's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,593 per year in instate tuition and $34,090 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board at Amherst-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Amherst, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of accountants in Amherst will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.