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 music programs.
The largest music school in Swarthmore, by student population, is Swarthmore College. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in music.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Swarthmore in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,860 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,740 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Swarthmore, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 musicians in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Swarthmore area. The number of musicians in Swarthmore is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.