Swarthmore College

Campus Overview
For having such a tiny student body, Swarthmore has an abundance of student life: five a cappella groups, an assortment of newspapers and magazines, Division III athletics, as well as accomplished College Bowl, Mock Trial and Debate Society teams. With more than 100 student groups in total, this top liberal arts college celebrates students who are as engaged in their studies as they are impassioned for their creative and extracurricular pursuits. Swarthmore is also part of the Tri-College Consortium, an integrative cooperative that allows students to also enroll in classes at nearby Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College.

Be Sure to Check Out…
The campus, which doubles as the nearly 400-acre Scott Arbore-tum. Why study in the library stacks when countless horticultural havens provide serene sanctuaries of study outdoors? More than 4,000 species of plant life adorn this suburban campus, making it arguably one of the most beautiful colleges in the world. Be sure to check out the distinguished conifer, witch hazel and holly collections during a college visit. 500 College Ave., Swarthmore, Pa., (610) 328-8000, swarthmore.edu

the numbers
• 1,545 full-time undergraduates
• Median SAT score of 2165 (comparable to ACT score of 33)
• $42,744 annual tuition ($12,670 annual room and board fees)
• 40 courses of study
• No. 3 national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News
• 15.08 percent acceptance

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See also: Haverford College, Bryn Mawr College

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