Swarthmore College

Address:
500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081
Phone:
610-328-8000
Website:
http://www.swarthmore.edu
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About Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,525
 Graduate0
 Total1,525
GenderFemale52%
 Male48%
Student Age% Under 2599%
 % 25 and Over1%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time99%
 % Part-time1%
Race/Ethnicity% White44.7%
 % Black9.6%
 % Asian16.4%
 % Latino11.0%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown11.0%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,041
 % Admitted16%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled40%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800760 / 800
 SAT Writing680 / 800770 / 800
 SAT Math670 / 800770 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite29 / 3633 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,600
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,600
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid63%
 % Undergraduates with Loans20%
 % Undergraduates with Grants51%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,150
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,900
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,503
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Swarthmore Area

Median Age33.8
Median Household Income$120,043
Total Population6,178
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.3% 55.7%
 Age 0-948.6%51.4%
 Age 10-1749.4%50.6%
 Age 18-2440.7%59.3%
 Age 25-2981.8%18.2%
 Age 30-3941.6%58.4%
 40+46.1%53.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.5%
 % Black5.6%
 % Asian5.0%
 % Latino5.6%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,900
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$941
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%0.0%0.0%
 $500 to $749100.0%6.9%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%56.1%0.0%
 Over $10000.0%37.0%67.5%
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