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Swarthmore College overview
Location Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Online swarthmore.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Swarthmore College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad

Located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,382 prospective students applied, and 1,004 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 392 enrolled in the school.  1,573 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,190 plus fees of $398. Swarthmore is ranked 20 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1430/1560
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.9
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

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


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

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%

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