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 human services programs.
The largest human services school in Northampton, by student population, is Smith College. In 2010, approximately 120 students graduated from the Human Services program at Smith College.
A reported 120 students graduated with credentials in human services in Northampton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,758 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services 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. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in human services, if you decide to work as a human services professional in Northampton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,310 human services professionals in Massachusetts, 1,830 were working in the greater Northampton area. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Northampton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Northampton, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,240 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.