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Best Values in Colleges

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Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)

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Swarthmore College is ranked 3 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 85%
Applicants who took ACT 39%

SAT Verbal Score

700+67%
600-69929%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+64%
600-69930%
600+94%

ACT Score

30-3679%
24-2922%
24+101%

Students applied6,589
Students admitted935
Admission rate14%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate86%
5-year graduation rate91%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,368
Fees$350
Room and board$13,152
Estimated book expense$1,210
Total cost$59,080

Cost after need-based aid$21,429
Cost after non-need-based aid$16,336

Average debt at graduation$20,020

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$37,651
Average non-need-based aid$42,744

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,552

Full-Time

Men750
Women787

Part-Time

Men5
Women10

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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