Swarthmore College


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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  • Location: Swarthmore, PA
  • Student Body: 1,577
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Private
  • Campus Type: Suburban
  • Web Site: www.swarthmore.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 10.70%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 10.70%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2019
  • International Students: 13%
  • Application Fee: $60
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • Tuition: $50,424
  • Room and Board: $14,952
  • Books and Supplies: $1,336
  • Other Fees: $398
  • Average Net Price: $20,444
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 392
  • Men / Women Ratio: 194 / 198
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 690 - 760
  • Median SAT Math Range: 690 - 780
  • Median ACT Range: 31 - 31
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 13%
  • International Testing: Recommended
  • Total International Students: 51
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Considered
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Social Sciences: 23%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 13%
  • Computer Science: 10%
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 7%
  • Psychology: 7%

Academic Programs

Swarthmore College offers 86 Total Programs in Bachelor's Degree Level. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Social Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsSwarthmore College offers 86 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 94%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 95%
  • 1st Year Retention: 98%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $56,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,577
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 40%
  • Asian Students: 17%
  • Non-resident, alien: 13%
  • Hispanic Students: 12%
  • Black Students: 7%
  • Two or more races: 7%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%