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 physics programs.
Smith College is the largest physics school in Northampton, based on student population. In 2010, Smith College graduated approximately 2 students from its physics program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a physics degree in Northampton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,758 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for physics related books and supplies every year. 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 physics, if you decide to work as a physicist in Northampton, your job prospects are not very good. The number of physicists in Northampton is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.