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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

500 College Avenue

Swarthmore, PA 19081

United States

Phone: 610-328-8300

Fax: 610-328-8580

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Jim Bock
Title:Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Admissions Office Address:Admissions Office
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Admissions Office Phone:6103288300
Admissions Office Fax:6103288580

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Kohlberg & Eldridge Commons Coffee Bars
Parrish Beach (the central campus lawn)
Scott Outdoor Amphitheater
Mullan Tennis & Fitness Center
Paces (student-run cafe)
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Philadelphia
Downtown Swarthmore and nearby Media, Pa.
Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, UPenn
King of Prussia Mall
The Swarthmore campus is served by regional rail making travel to these and other destinations easy and convenient.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:No
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:1 hour

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:June 1
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Average Length of Interview:30 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:11:00, 1:00
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@swarthmore.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Coach Directly
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:admissions@swarthmore.edu or see department directory
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:sgreen1@swarthmore.edu or see coach directory at http://www.swarthmore.edu/athletics/staff_directory.html

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:High school seniors welcome, Sun -Thu

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Philadelphia International Airport is approximately a 20-minute drive from campus. Taxis, rental cars, or SEPTA commuter trains are available. Amtrak trains serve Philadelphia’s 30th St. Station, and from there visitors may take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Line to the Swarthmore station on the edge of campus. Greyhound buses serve Philadelphia from many cities. From the bus station, visitors may walk to the Market East train station and take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Line to Swarthmore as described above.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
If heading east on the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 326 (Valley Forge); then, take I-76 E. (Schuylkill Expressway) 2.5 miles to I-476 S. Proceed on I-476 for 13 miles to Exit 3 (Media/Swarthmore). At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto Baltimore Pike. Stay in the right lane, and in less than a quarter mile, turn right onto Rte. 320 S. At the first light, turn right to stay on Rte. 320. Proceed to the second traffic light (College Ave.) and turn right. On College Avenue take the first right onto Cedar Lane. At the next stop sign turn left onto Elm Avenue. Turn left onto Whittier Place, marked by stone pillars. Proceed to the end of Whittier Place and turn right into the DuPont parking lot. The entrance to the Admissions Office is through the archway at the back of Parrish Hall. If heading west on the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 333 (Norristown) and follow signs for I-476 S. Stay on I-476 for 17 miles to Exit 3(Media/Swarthmore). Follow above directions from that point. From the New Jersey Tpke., take Exit 3 and follow signs to the Walt Whitman Bridge. After crossing the bridge, stay to the right and follow signs for I-95 S. Take I-95 S., pass the Philadelphia International Airport, and continue to Exit 7 (I-476 N./Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 N. to Exit 3 (Media/Swarthmore). At the bottom of the exit ramp, follow the sign for Swarthmore by turning right onto Baltimore Pike. Follow above directions from that point. If heading north on I-95, take Exit 7 (I-476 N./Plymouth Meeting) and merge onto I-476 N. Take Exit 3 (Media/Swarthmore). At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto Baltimore Pike. Follow above directions from that point.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Admissions Office
    500 College Ave.
    Swarthmore, PA 19081
    Phone: 610-328-8300
    Fax: 610-328-8580
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available

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