How much does Swarthmore College cost?

Swarthmore College Cost of Attendance
In-state $52,588
Out-of-state $52,588
On-Campus Room and Board $15,474
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $19,446
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,909
$30,000-$48,000 $8,107
$48,000-$75,000 $12,983
$75,000-$110,000 $23,207
Over $110,000 $40,826

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 62% $46,289
Federal Grants 21% $5,695
Pell grants 21% $4,603
Other federal grants 7% $2,946
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $3,229
Institutional grants or scholarships 56% $47,147
Student loan aid 13% $5,832
Federal student loans 13% $5,857
Other student loans 1% $14,444

Contact Swarthmore College to learn about their financial aid program

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Swarthmore College Admissions

What is Swarthmore College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 9%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 62% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-760
SAT Math 700-790
SAT Writing 680-760
ACT Submissions 43% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Swarthmore College Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

19

Forbes Ranking

87%

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

87%

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