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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA

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Overview

Swarthmore College is a 4-year institution located in Swarthmore, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA  19081-1397
United States
Contact Phone: 610-328-8000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Health Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts, Other Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,012
Applied
1,013
Accepted
1,651
Enrolled
8%
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Female Admissions

7,638
Females Applied
533
Females Accepted
7%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,374
Males Applied
480
Males Accepted
9%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements: Statement of good standing from prior institutions.

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 4th April 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen January 4th January 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 737 710 770
SAT Math 752 720 790
ACT Composite 34 33 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

58,928
Private
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Fees

400
Full-time student fees
18,026
Room & board
9,104
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

51,382
Avg. Financial Aid Package
55,917
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
61,480
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. Loan Aid
50,047
Avg. Grant Aid
50,671
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,651
Total Undergrad students
15%
International Students
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.63%
Black or African American 7.67%
White or Caucasian 33.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 17.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 9.25%
Other 2.86%

Gender

Male (49.73%)
Female (50.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 96%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Primal Scream, Garnet Day and First Collection

Student Services

Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Boy Meets Tractor (sketch comedy troupe), Rhythm N Motion (performing dance styles of the African Diaspora), Multi (community for people who self-identify as multiracial, multiethnic, multicultural, and/or multireligious), Mixed Company (a cappella group) and FLI (First Gen/Low Income)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
LiveSafe mobile app

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

213
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 191
Part-time - 22
Male - 106
Female - 107
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