How much does Swarthmore College cost?

Swarthmore College Cost of Attendance
In-state $50,822
Out-of-state $50,822
On-Campus Room and Board $14,952
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $20,444
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $6,120
$30,000-$48,000 $4,422
$48,000-$75,000 $16,603
$75,000-$110,000 $29,865
Over $110,000 $38,261

Swarthmore College Financial Aid and Debt

87%

Students paying down their debt

$19,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$202

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 63% $42,896
Federal Grants 19% $5,456
Pell grants 19% $4,560
Other federal grants 4% $3,000
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 6% $2,440
Institutional grants or scholarships 59% $44,086
Student loan aid 15% $8,843
Federal student loans 14% $5,967
Other student loans 2% $29,892

Contact Swarthmore College to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Swarthmore College Admissions

What is Swarthmore College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 11%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 58% of applicants
SAT Reading 690-760
SAT Math 690-780
SAT Writing 680-760
ACT Submissions 60% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Swarthmore College Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

19

Forbes Ranking

89%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

94%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1577
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Women
50%
Men
50%

Student Diversity

79%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
40.27%
Unknown
23.34%
Asian
16.55%
Hispanic or Latino
12.18%
Black or African American
7.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.19%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.13%

Swarthmore College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

89%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$52,500

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Swarthmore College

Address

500 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify