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 public administration programs.
The largest public administration school in Swarthmore, by student population, is Swarthmore College. In 2010, Swarthmore College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in public administration.
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 public administration 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 public administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Swarthmore after graduating from public administration school, you should know that job prospects for public administration professionals in Swarthmore, which is the most popular public administration profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 public administration professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Swarthmore area. Swarthmore's public administration professional workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public administration professionals.