Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA
4-year
Small
Suburban

Questions and Answers

Mackenzie O.
1 month ago
Where can I find more information about Swarthmore College's scholarship opportunities?
Elizabeth D.
2 months ago
What do your admissions counselors look for in an ideal applicant?
amelia n.
4 months ago
What is the average test scores and GPA of admitted students for Swarthmore College?
Shiloh C.
4 months ago
Around what time of year do the applications for Swarthmore College open?
Jadelyn M.
5 months ago
Is Swarthmore College currently accepting SAT/ACT scores?
janis c.
5 months ago
How diverse is the student population at your campus?

Academic details

1380-1550
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
31-34
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Selectivity
Most Selective (9% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

39% White
16% Asian
12% Hispanic
7% Black
7% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Executive Director150k
Senior Software Engineer127k
Marketing Director95k
Software Engineer93k
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer85k
Research Associate (Unspecified Type)53k
Account Manager52k
Based on 1,582 student responses
67.7kAvg. Early Career Pay
141kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
46%in High-Meaning careers
45%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$49,400
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,676
Average Pell Grant
$5,066
Average Federal Loans

$47,147
Average Institutional Grant
$8,447
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$54,656 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.