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COLLEGE PROFILE

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Brown University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Amherst College, Princeton University, Williams College
Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionNot reported
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Islamic Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Biological/life sciences, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot reported
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty183
Part-Time Faculty29
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
98%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 47% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateNot reported
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings 
Computing
Computer OwnershipNot reported
Computers Available on CampusNot Reported
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Not reported
Master's Programs of Study
Not reported
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Not reported
Doctoral Programs of Study
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.78 4.24 721 715 31
Low 2.50 2.50 510 490 22
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 36
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