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Swarthmore School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus

    Institution Type: 3

  • Degree Type:

    Highest Degree —Bachelor's Degree

    Predominant Degree —Not primarily Baccalaureate or above

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

14%

40%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

85%

Average SAT Score Range

  • 2,030-2,320
  • 2,175

  • Average Score

ACT

39%

Average ACT Score

  • 30-35
  • 32

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Recommended Recommended Required Required Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 86%

  • 92%

  • 92%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

  • > African Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > African-American/Black Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > American/United States Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program
  • > Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Applied Mathematics, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Area Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Program
  • > Asian Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program
  • > Astronomy Bachelor's Program
  • > Astrophysics Bachelor's Program
  • > Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Biochemistry Bachelor's Program
  • > Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Biological and Physical Sciences Bachelor's Program
  • > Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Biometry/Biometrics Bachelor's Program
  • > Biophysics Bachelor's Program
  • > Chemical Physics Bachelor's Program
  • > Chemistry, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Chinese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology Bachelor's Program
  • > Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Comparative Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Dance, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Economics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Education, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Engineering, General Bachelor's Program
  • > English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Program
  • > English Language and Literature/Letters, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Environmental Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Film/Cinema/Video Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > French Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > French Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Program
  • > German Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > History, General Bachelor's Program
  • > History, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Program
  • > Islamic Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Japanese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Latin American Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Latin Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Linguistics Bachelor's Program
  • > Mathematics and Computer Science Bachelor's Program
  • > Mathematics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Medieval and Renaissance Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Music, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Musicology and Ethnomusicology Bachelor's Program
  • > Near and Middle Eastern Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution Bachelor's Program
  • > Philosophy Bachelor's Program
  • > Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Physical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Physics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology Bachelor's Program
  • > Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Political Science and Government, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Psychology, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Psychology, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Public Policy Analysis, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Russian Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Social Sciences, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Sociology Bachelor's Program
  • > Sociology and Anthropology Bachelor's Program
  • > Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Visual and Performing Arts, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Women's Studies Bachelor's Program
Highest Degree Academic and Career Counselling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduate Study Abroad
Bachelor's Degree Yes Yes Yes Yes

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $45,700.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $45,700.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 233 60% - $3,287.00
Grant Aid 201 52% $7,660,971.00 $36,328.00
Student Loan - 18% $67,130.00 $5,661.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 840 55% $30,044,199.00 $35,767.00
Pell Grant Aid 229 15% $974,312.00 $4,255.00
Student Loan 375 24% $2,149,837.00 $5,733.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

8 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$1,207,638

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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