Swarthmore College

Academic Highlights

  • Students can choose from over 40 programs of study.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 8:1. 

  • Students have the opportunity to pursue undergraduate summer research.

  • The Swarthmore Honors Program features faculty working with small groups of committed students; an emphasis on independent research or special projects; students entering into a dialogue with peers, teachers, and examiners; a challenging program of study in major and minor or cross-disciplinary fields; and an examination by outside experts at the end of the program.

  • Pre-professional advising for students interesting in pursuing the health professions and legal professions.

  • 40% of students study abroad.