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 biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Swarthmore, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Swarthmore College. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated approximately 2 students from its biochemistry program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Swarthmore. 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, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry 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 biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Swarthmore, your job prospects are average. There were 3,200 biochemists working in Pennsylvania and 1,900 working in the greater Swarthmore area in 2010. The number of biochemists in Swarthmore is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Swarthmore, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.