Of the 1 finance schools in Amherst, the largest finance school, by student population, is University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2010, University of Massachusetts Amherst graduated approximately 257 students from its finance program.
A total of 257 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Amherst in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,593 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Amherst finance schools was an average of $34,090 per year in 2009.
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 finance program in Amherst. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Amherst, your job prospects are not very good. Amherst's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.