The largest teaching school in Amherst, by student population, is University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2010, University of Massachusetts Amherst graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Amherst's teaching schools. If you decide to attend one of Amherst's teaching 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 teaching 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.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Amherst, your job prospects are not very good. The number of teachers in Amherst is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.