University of Massachusetts Amherst is the largest school psychology school in Amherst, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the School Psychology program at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Amherst in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Amherst's school psychology 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.
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 school psychology program in Amherst. And if you live on campus at one of the Amherst-based school psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many school psychology graduates choose to work as school psychologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Amherst, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 5% in Amherst. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.