With an overall population of 28,978 and a student population of 3,121, approximately 3,121 of Northampton students attend one of Northampton's schools that offer computer science programs.
The largest computer science school in Northampton, by student population, is Smith College. In 2010, Smith College graduated approximately 6 students from its computer science program.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in computer science from computer science schools in Northampton in 2010. If you decide to attend a computer science school in Northampton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,758.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Northampton. 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 computer science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Northampton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 13,140 computer science professionals in Massachusetts, 550 were working in the greater Northampton area. The number of computer science professionals in Northampton is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.
As a computer science professional in Northampton, you can expect to make an average salary of $109,210 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer science professionals in the state.