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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA
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Tuition & Aid

Swarthmore Says...

Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

For 2011-2012, the College charges including tuition, room, board, and student activity fee total $53,250. The activity fee covers not only the usual student services-health, library, laboratory fees, for example-but admission to all social, cultural, and athletic...
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Bang for Your Buck
Swarthmore College maintains a need-blind admission policy. Admission here is not contingent on your economic situation, and financial aid awards meet 100 percent of admitted students’ demonstrated need. Financial aid is also available for some international students. Best of all, all Swarthmore... More More
Bottom Line
The cost of tuition for a year at Swarthmore is about $45,700. However, Swarthmore has staggeringly generous financial aid resources, and it will meet 100 percent of your demonstrated need without loans. The average need-based financial aid award here is more than $40,340. Don’t assume you won’t... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

500 College Avenue

Swarthmore, PA 19081

United States

Phone: 610-328-8300

Fax: 610-328-8580


Financial Aid Statistics

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Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Institutional
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
State Scholarships / Grants
Private Scholarships
College / University Scholarships
Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Perkins Loans
State Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid Application Process

Financial Aid Application Deadline
  • Required Forms
    Institution's own financial aid form
    CSS/Financial Aid Profile
    State aid form
    Noncustodial Profile
    Business/Farm Supplement
Office Phone Number :610-328-8358

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