SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, SWARTHMORE

Swarthmore, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1864Established Year
  1577Enrollment

Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States. Swarthmore is currently ranked 3rd best liberal arts college in the country by U.S. News.

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The college offers over 600 courses in more than 40 areas of study. Some notable programs are - Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Social Sciences; Mathematics and Statistics; and Psychology.
  • The campus consists of 425 acres of land which includes administrative offices, student lounges and student housing.
  • The college offers 18 residence halls and 95% of the students live on-campus. The dorms may accommodate up to 200 students at a time.

Swarthmore College Admission Process

Pre-RequisitesOfficial transcripts, LOR
Test ScoresSAT/ACT score
English Proficiency TestTOEFL/IELTS score
Application Fee60 USD
Additional Requirements-
Intake SeasonsFall – January 1

How to Apply – Applicants may apply through Common Application or Coalition Application or QuestBridge Application.

Cost and Scholarships

Cost of Attendance

RequirementsExpenses
Tuition and Fees52,190 USD
Room and Board15,474 USD
Books and Supplies1,336 USD
Personal Expenses2,000 USD
Total71,000 USD

Financial Aid

The students are provided financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants.

  • Around 56% of the new students receive financial aid of about 48,661 USD per student from the university.
  • Around 58% of the new students receive federal grant of about 44,722 USD each.

Some of the notable alumni of the college are: Lisa Albert – Television writer and producer, Peter Bart – Journalist and film producer and Michael S. Dukakis - Massachusetts governor and Democratic nominee in the 1988 presidential election.

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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 52,190
Bachelors Tuition Fees$52190
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 49,104
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
1,577
International Students
45
Male : Female Ratio
50:50
Student : Faculty Ratio
8:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process January 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 60.00
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
12.8
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • Global Rank (Out of 1000)
    #701
    100 (Previous Year)
    Ranking Criteria
    8.5/100
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