College Guide/Swarthmore College

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Swarthmore is a highly competitive liberal arts college in Pennsylvania.

Admission[edit]

  • 15% Acceptance rate
  • Early Decision (November 15)
  • Regular admission (January 2)
  • Middle 50% of SAT scores:
    • Critical Reading: 660 - 770
    • Math: 660 - 760
    • Writing: 650 - 760
  • Average High School GPA:

Admission Factors[edit]

Very important:

Important:

  • Extracurricular activities
  • Standardized test scores

Academics[edit]

Demographics[edit]

  • Enrollment: 1484
  • M/F ratio: 48/52

Cost and Financial Aid[edit]

  • Tuition: $34,884
  • Room and Board: $10,816

Location[edit]

20 minutes (?) from Philadelphia

Sports[edit]

NCAA Division III

Campus Life[edit]

7% of students join a fraternity or sorority

Should You Go?[edit]

Swarthmore is a great place if you are politically active (especially if you lean towards the left). Also, Swarthmore has one of the highest rates of students who eventually get a PhD. However, many people on studentsreview complain about poor social life.

Contact[edit]

500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081
(610) 328-8000
www.swarthmore.edu

See also[edit]