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 health science programs.
The largest health science school in Swarthmore, by student population, is Swarthmore College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Health Science program at Swarthmore College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,860 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for health science 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.
If you plan on staying in Swarthmore after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Swarthmore, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 135,400 health science professionals in Pennsylvania, 44,720 were working in the greater Swarthmore area. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Swarthmore will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Swarthmore is $71,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.