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 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

500 College Ave
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Swarthmore College Mission Statement:
Swarthmore students are expected to prepare themselves for full, balanced lives as individuals and as responsible citizens through exacting intellectual study supplemented by a varied program of sports and other extracurricular activities. The purpose of Swarthmore College is to make its students more valuable human beings and more useful members of society. Although it shares this purpose with other educational institutions, each school, college, and university seeks to realize that purpose in its own way. Swarthmore seeks to help its students realize their fullest intellectual and personal potential combined with a deep sense of ethical and social concern.
Degree Stats For Swarthmore College

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Semester

Comparison Group Category:
Not-for-profit 4 yr, Baccalaureate Colleges - Liberal Arts, Mid East

Geographical Region:

Chief Administrator:
President Alfred H Bloom

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): Suburb: Large

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Exclusively undergraduate four-year

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Not applicable

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Small four-year, highly residential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Full-time four-year, more selective, lower transfer-in

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? Yes
Total Dorm Capacity: 1356
Provide board or meals? Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Number of meals per week:20
Typical room charge per year:$5006
Typical board charge per year:$4758
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Bachelor's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
No graduate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above


Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Yes
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: No
Basketball: Yes
Baseball: Yes
Cross Country/Track: Yes


 Fee Information

Application Fee information for Swarthmore College  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? No
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 610-328-8358
 Admissions Office Phone: 610-328-8300

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