Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College is an undergraduate four-year college with a total annual enrollment of roughly 1,500 students. It is consistently ranked among the top undergraduate liberal arts colleges in nation and belongs to the "Tri-College Consortium" which is composed of Swarthmore, Byrn Mawr and Haverford colleges. Through the Tri-College Consortium, each college shares resources with other consortium colleges and students are able to cross-register at any of the the other consortuim schools to take classes. Swarthmore is located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania just outside of Philadelphia.

With just over 1,500 students, Swarthmore certainly isn't one of the larger colleges in the U.S., but it most definitely is one of the most prestigious. Swarthmore is consistently ranked among the top 10 undergraduate colleges and universities in the United States. Swarthmore has produced 151 Fulbright scholars, 40 Rhodes Scholars, 18 Goldwater scholars, 8 Marshall scholars and 22 Truman Scholars. Sinces its inception, the college has produced more recognized scholars than just about any other undergraduate institution.

The majority of the programs at Swarthmore focus on liberal arts, however, the college is well known for having an exceptional engineering program which leads to a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Other popular programs at Swarthmore include cognitive science, peace and conflict studies, and interpretation theory.

Swarthmore has a freshman acceptance rate of just over 12%, making it a 'Highly Selective' undergraduate institution. The college is often referred to as a "Little Ivy" as it provides an educational and academic experience comparable to larger Ivy League schools such as Yale, Harvard and Darmouth, among others.

General Information

Phone Number: (610) 328-8000
Address: 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 1,500+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's
In-State Tuition $ 37,567
Out-of-State Tuition $ 37,582
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Website Address: www.swarthmore.edu

Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Biometry Biometrics
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Bilingual and Multicultural Education
General Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
English Language and Literature Letters
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Russian Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Mathematics and Computer Science
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Chemical Physics
Geology Earth Science
Physical Sciences
Physiological Psychology Psychobiology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Sociology and Anthropology
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Film Cinema Video Studies
Film Video and Photographic Arts
Fine Studio Arts
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Visual and Performing Arts

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