Swarthmore has a total population of 6,170 and a student population of 1,525. Of these students, 1,525 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Of the 1 chemistry schools in Swarthmore, the largest chemistry school, by student population, is Swarthmore College. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated approximately 7 students from its chemistry program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Swarthmore in 2010. In 2009 tuition at chemistry schools in Swarthmore was $37,860 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for chemistry 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 chemistry, if you decide to work as a chemist in Swarthmore, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,050 chemists in Pennsylvania. Of these chemists, 2,330 were working in the greater Swarthmore area. Swarthmore's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Swarthmore is $71,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.