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Overview

Swarthmore
Location Swarthmore, PA
Setting Large Suburban
Enrollment 1,437
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #34
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website swarthmore.edu
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Costs

Swarthmore
Tuition (In State) $54,256
Tuition (Out of State) $54,256
Room & Board $16,654
Avg Net Price $20,360
Avg Grant Aid $49,173
% Receiving Grant Aid 62%

Admission

Swarthmore
Applied 11,630
Admitted 1,054
Acceptance Rate 9.1%
Enrolled % 35.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.9
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 31/34
SAT Range 1395/1540
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2022

Academics

Swarthmore
Student to Faculty Ratio 7:1
Popular Majors
  • Social Sciences (29%)
  • Biology (11%)
  • Foreign Languages (8%)
  • Psychology (7%)
  • English and Literature (7%)

Outcomes

Swarthmore
Graduation Rate 95%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $65,800
Making Student Loan Payments 87%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,500
Median Loan Payment $201

Diversity

Swarthmore
% Men 49%
% Women 51%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 42%
% Black 6%
% Hispanic 13%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 8%
% International 11%
% Unknown Race 3%

Students

Swarthmore
% In-State 12%
% Out-of-State 73%

Campus

Swarthmore
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required Yes
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/