Established in 1864, Swarthmore College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Swarthmore (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Swarthmore College (Swat) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Swarthmore College (Swat) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 156 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Swat also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Mind the Light
|Colours||Garnet and gray|
|Address||500 College Avenue
|Tel||+1 (610) 328 8000|
|Fax||+1 (610) 328 8547|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is considered but not required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are considered but not required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||500 College Avenue
(610) 328 8300
800 667 3110
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Swarthmore College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 661,784 physical volumes, 46,320 physical media, 161,424 digital/electronic medium and 287 licensed digital/electronic databases. Swarthmore College's library has 6 branches.
Swarthmore College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,554 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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