Swarthmore has a general population of 6,170 and an overall student population of 1,525. Approximately 1,525 of Swarthmore's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Swarthmore College is the largest art school in Swarthmore, based on student population. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in art.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in art in Swarthmore in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Swarthmore, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,860.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a art program in Swarthmore. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,740 per year, on average, for room and board at Swarthmore-based art schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Swarthmore after graduating from art school, you should know that job prospects for artists in Swarthmore, which is the most popular art profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,800 artists in Pennsylvania. Of these artists, 210 were working in the greater Swarthmore area. The number of artists in Swarthmore is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Swarthmore is $51,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.