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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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Swarthmore College overview
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 10,749 prospective students applied, and 1,020 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 414 enrolled in the school.  1,554 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $52,190 plus fees of $398. Swarthmore is ranked 20 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1380/1550
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Swarthmore College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,360
Other Fees$398
Room and Board $15,474
Budget for Other Expenses$1,745
Total One Year Cost$71,167

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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.