Swarthmore College was ranked the third best liberal arts college in the nation by U.S. News and World Reports, receiving a score of 93 out of 100, according to its performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.
Here’s other rankings for Swarthmore College.
- 4th in Best Values School.
- 9th in Undergraduate Teaching,
- 17th in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs at schools where a doctorate is not offered
- 18th Writing in the Disciplines
- 22nd in first-year experiences
- 23rd in Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects
- 30th in Most Innovative Schools
- 48th in Top Performers on Social Mobility
The average 6-year graduate rate at Swarthmore College is 94 percent.
Student-faculty ratio is 8:1 and 73.6 percent of its classrooms have fewer than 20 students.
Tuition and Fees are $54,656 in 2019-20, with $16,088 for Room and Board. Total enrollment is 1,559 students.
Swarthmore College is a private institution that was founded in 1864. The school was founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), but has no religious affiliation today.
Swarthmore College students can take courses at Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College through the Tri-College Consortium.
Unlike most other liberal arts colleges, Swarthmore also offers an undergraduate engineering program.
Read more about Swarthmore College here.