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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
1,437
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Location Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Online swarthmore.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Swarthmore College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,630 prospective students applied, and 1,054 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 374 enrolled in the school.  1,437 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 0 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $54,256 plus fees of $200. Swarthmore is ranked 34 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Swarthmore is rated within the top 8% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Swarthmore College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1395/1540
ACT 31/34
Estimated GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
9.1% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$54,256
Costs for Swarthmore College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$735
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $16,654
Budget for Other Expenses$1,844
Total One Year Cost$73,689

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$65,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
95% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Swarthmore College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 29%
Biology 11%
Foreign Languages 8%
Psychology 7%
English and Literature 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216287 IPEDS survey data for Swarthmore College.

Current students may use the Swarthmore College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.