Information for Counselors
Wondering if Swarthmore could be a good fit for your students? Use this site to learn more about us and the types of students that thrive in Swarthmore’s academically rigorous – and uniquely supportive – residential community.
Swarthmore, In Brief
- A highly selective liberal arts and sciences college in Swarthmore, Pa., just 11 miles outside Philadelphia, the sixth largest city in the United States.
- An institution committed to educational access, as demonstrated by our loan-free financial aid awards, which meet 100% of determined need.
- A community of about 1,651 undergraduate students who come from all over the United States and more than 50 countries.
- A college that offers 40+ academic programs ranging from ancient history and theater to computer science and engineering – as well as a unique self-selected Honors Program – that lead to incredible post-collegiate outcomes.