Northampton, MA has one health school within its city limits. Smith College has a total student population of 3,121. It is the 927th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Health students from Northampton schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today.
Northampton lies in Hampshire county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Springfield-CT area has 287,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $20.80/hr average worker wage, and a $43,250 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Smith College ends up costing a student $22,296/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Northampton|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||28.6 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||39.1 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||65.6 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||71.6 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||71.6 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||71.7 miles|