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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA

500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081

http://www.swarthmore.edu

Swarthmore College is a private, liberal art college located in Swarthmore, PA. It is a highly respected and unusually competitive college ranking 44th in the United States and accepting 9% of applicants. It has a smaller sized student body with 1,651 full-time undergrads enrolled. Swarthmore's most desired major is a Bachelor's degree in Economics, which is chosen by 15% of the student body. Alternative frequently decided academe include Information Science, which accounts for 13% of students, and Political Science and Government (8%). If you are interested in majoring in education and have top marks, Swarthmore is a great option for you, because its education program ranks 11th best in the USA. What's more, Swarthmore placed 1st in Pennsylvania for most diverse colleges. For students based in Pennsylvania, sticker price tuition runs $49,580. Non-Pennsylvania residents need to dish out $54,799 a year. That being said, just about two thirds of Swarthmore undergraduates get grant or scholarship funding. 95% of Swarthmore College students wear a cap and gown on graduation day and start the subsequent act in their lives: work. On average, graduates make an annual salary of $38,300 a couple years after receiving their degrees. After another four years of experience, their average yearly wage increases 48% to $56,700, which is 41.4% beyond the national median earnings. Applicants might also like to be aware that Swarthmore accepts the Common App. Further, 21% of classes are small, with 20 to 39 students. Regarding expenses, be aware that 56% of students acquire institutional scholarships and Swarthmore students awarded federal grants receive $5,680 in monetary aid on average. Related to demographics, 2% of students are 17 or younger and 11% of undergraduates come from households with a yearly income of $75k to $110k. Regarding student life, 94% of students live in on-campus housing. Finally, 14% of graduates are not employed six years after graduation and on average, Swarthmore students graduate with $5,540 per year of debts.

Ratings

7.72

Party Scene

8.50

Location

8.49

Dorms

8.50

Campus Food

9.01

Student Life

8.50

Safety

Admissions

9%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1380-1550

ACT Score

31-34

Application Deadline:
January 1
See application website Application Website:
https://www.swarthmore.edu/admissions-aid/applying-to-swarthmore
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Cost

Net Price:

$19,446/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$49,400/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

62%

Academics

Professor Rating

9.46


8:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

94%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

8:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Economics

84

Information Science

70

Political Science and Government

44

Biology

40

Engineering

40

Mathematics

40

Education

18

English

18

Value

In State Tuition
$52,190/year
Out of State Tuition
$52,190/year