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 education programs.
The largest education school in Swarthmore, by student population, is Swarthmore College. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Education program at Swarthmore College.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in education in Swarthmore in 2010. In 2009 tuition at education schools in Swarthmore was $37,860 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Swarthmore-based education schools, you will have an added expense of $11,740 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Swarthmore after graduating from education school, you should know that job prospects for education professionals in Swarthmore, which is the most popular education profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 education professionals in Pennsylvania, 17,690 were working in the greater Swarthmore area. The government projects that the number of education professionals in Swarthmore will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an education professional in Swarthmore is $51,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for education professionals.