Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address500 College Ave
School Websitewww.swarthmore.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Swarthmore College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,749 students applied to Swarthmore College. Of those students, 1,020 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Swarthmore College was $52,190, in addition to fees of $398. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore College has a 94% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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GPAConsidered but not required

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The Swarthmore College acceptance rate is 9%. To put this into perspective, 1,020 of the 10,749 students who applied to Swarthmore College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Swarthmore College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Swarthmore College had an SAT score between the range of 1,380 and 1,550. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Swarthmore College was between 31 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Swarthmore College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Swarthmore College, the tuition for in-state residents is $52,190. Combined with fees of $398, room and board costs of $15,474, other expenses of $1,745 and the $1,360 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $71,167.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $52,588 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Swarthmore College to $71,167 for out-of-state students.

Students at Swarthmore College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Swarthmore College was $5,695 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 21%.

Swarthmore College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio8:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore College has a good gender split, with 51% of undergraduates being female and 49% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 78% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 9% of students come from in-state and 13% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Swarthmore College is 8:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Swarthmore College to thrive in your studies.

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