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Ranking

#3   National Liberal
  Arts College
Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

GEOGRAPHIC
Diversity

  • 87% of the students are from outside the state of Pennsylvania 
  • 6.6% of the students are from outside the US.
 

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Swarthmore College


Overview

  • Swarthmore is a liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, eleven miles from Philadelphia. Map.
  • Swarthmore enrolls approximately 1,545 undergraduate students. 
  • About 50% of Swarthmore students received need-based aid during the 2010-2011 school year and the average award was about $36,200. Learn more.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 57% of the class of 2015 are receiving need-based financial aid.
  • 16% of students who applied for financial aid at Swarthmore have family incomes below $60,000.
  • 13% of students at Swarthmore receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.

 

    Racial Diversity
    African American 6.6%
    Asian American 13.7%
    Caucasian 43.4%
    Hispanic 13.1%
    International 7.6%
    Native American 0.5%
    Not reporting 8.4%
    Two or more races 6.9%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 51%
    Male 49%

     

 

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School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Suburban 
  • Town Population: 6,200

Size

  • 1,545 undergraduates 
  • 379 freshmen

Admissions

  • 14.1% applicants admitted 
  • 92% in top 10% of HS class 
  • SAT CR middle 50%: 680-770 
  • SAT M middle 50%: 670-760 
  • SAT W middle 50%: 680-770 
  • ACT middle 50%: 30-34
 

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