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Location Swarthmore, PA
Setting Large Suburban
Students 1,559
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $54,256
Tuition (Out of State) $54,256
Room & Board $16,088
Avg Net Price $19,759
Avg Grant Aid $51,408
% Receiving Grant Aid 56%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 8.9%
Avg High School GPA 3.9
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 31/35
SAT Range 1380/1540
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2022


Graduation Rate 95%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $65,800
Making Student Loan Payments 87%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,500
Median Loan Payment $201
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/