Find the Right School
Call for Assistance!
855-237-2183

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA
#3

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Swarthmore College, located in Swarthmore, Penn., was founded in 1864. Situated 11 miles from Philadelphia, the scenic campus has been designated an arboretum. Unlike other liberal arts colleges, Swarthmore also offers a B.S. in engineering. The College is private, yet open to all regardless of financial need; and decidedly global in outlook, drawing students from around the world and U.S.

Are you ready to begin an undergraduate degree program now? U.S. News University Directory can match you with top schools and accredited degree programs that meet your criteria in a few simple steps. Get matched now!

Quick Facts


500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

2013-2014 Tuition

$44,718 Tuition and Fees

Students

1552 undergraduate students
49% male / 51% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
14.2% accepted

Free Financial Aid Guide



Get help paying for school -- there are grants and scholarships that can offset your education expenses. Sign up and you'll receive an email with instructions on how to download this information. Be sure to whitelist us to ensure delivery!


Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1864

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, Other, Engineering, General, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, General, Chemical Physics, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology, Psychology, Other, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology and Anthropology, Social Sciences, Other, Asian Studies/Civilization, German Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Engineering, General, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Astronomy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Public Policy Analysis, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Social Sciences, Other, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, German Studies, Area Studies, Other, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,552
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,532
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: N/A
Percent of male undergraduates: 49%
Percent of female undergraduates: 51%
Percent of international undergraduates: 8%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: badminton, basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

Degree Finder Tool


U.S. News University Directory can match you with Online Programs that meet your criteria in a few simple steps.

Get Matched

Comments