|College Match Required Application and Financial Aid Materials|
Deadline: November 1
|1.||Official Test Scores
SAT code: 2821
ACT code: 3722
Request official scores from the College Board and/or ACT as soon as you are notified that you are a Finalist. Do NOT use the rush reporting service.
Swarthmore requires either the SAT or the ACT. Swarthmore does not require the optional Writing section of the ACT.
Swarthmore does not require SAT Subject Tests, but they will be considered if submitted. Prospective engineers are strongly encouraged to take the Math Level 2 SAT Subject Test. Read more about Swarthmore's testing policy.
Transcripts uploaded to the QuestBridge application are accepted as official, or your high school counselor can send transcripts directly to the Admissions Office (see Contact Info below).
2016-2017 CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
Complete the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE online.
|4.||A copy of your parents’ 2014 federal income tax returns||
Signed, with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms and other earning statements. Include personal and corporate partnership tax returns.
Upload all pages and schedules, W-2 forms and any other earnings statements using the Financial Aid Checklist found on your Swarthmore Admission Application Status Page. Use the login provided to you via email by the Swarthmore Admissions Office.
|5.||If your parents are divorced or separated:||
Applicants with especially strong backgrounds and interests in pursing the arts, whether as a major or an extracurricular, are welcome to submit materials in support of their application for admission.
Finalists who do not match may apply Early Decision to Swarthmore through Early Decision II.
|Regular Decision||Follow the instructions below to apply through Regular Decision.|
Select Swarthmore on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 5 - December 9. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Swarthmore.
Submit all additional required application and financial materials to Swarthmore according to your status by the deadlines listed below.
= indicates a required material
|Regular Decision Required Application Materials|
Deadline: January 1
|Finalists who ranked Swarthmore and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)||Finalists who did not rank Swarthmore||Non-Finalists|
|Common Application and all supporting documents|
|Swarthmore-QuestBridge Conversion Form
Update including recent grades, including 1st semester grades when available.
|Official Test Scores
SAT code: 2821
ACT code: 3722
Only if new scores to report
|Regular Decision Required Financial Aid Materials|
Deadline: February 15
|2016-2017 CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
CSS code: 2821
Available Oct. 1
|2015 Federal Tax Returns and W-2 Forms|
Available Jan. 1
Contact Information (for mailing materials and general questions):
Mail or email official transcripts to:
Attn: Stacy Jordan
Office of Admissions, Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Official transcripts can also be sent via Naviance/Parchment.
Visit your Swarthmore Admission Applicant Status Page to view your Financial Aid Checklist and to upload application materials.
Swarthmore Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications):