Northampton has a general population of 28,978 and an overall student population of 3,121. Approximately 3,121 of Northampton's students are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Northampton's largest education school is Smith College. In 2010, Smith College graduated approximately 14 students from its education program.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in education from education schools in Northampton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Northampton was $37,758 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Northampton-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $12,622 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Northampton, your job prospects are average. There were 30,470 education professionals working in Massachusetts and 3,800 working in the greater Northampton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of education professionals is expected to increase by 9% in Northampton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Northampton is $59,090 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.