With an overall population of 6,170 and a student population of 1,525, approximately 1,525 of Swarthmore students attend one of Swarthmore's schools that offer biology programs.
Swarthmore's largest biology school is Swarthmore College. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in biology.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in biology in Swarthmore in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Swarthmore was $37,860 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for biology related books and supplies every 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.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Swarthmore, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,200 biologists in Pennsylvania. Of these biologists, 1,900 were working in the greater Swarthmore area. Swarthmore's biologist workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Swarthmore is $46,030 per year, which is higher than the average for biologists state-wide.