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Resources for Counselors

A student and professor in the media center at Swarthmore College

Thank you for the work that you do in supporting students through the admissions process. At Swarthmore, we strive to be good partners, so we have compiled a few resources that may be helpful for you as you do your work. If you have any questions, please email your regional dean

Guide for Counselors, Advisors, and Community-Based Organizations

In this PDF guide, we highlight data and initiatives around aid and access at Swarthmore, including student support systems on campus and how we are attempting to remove barriers in the admissions process. 

Slate.org

To ensure all school counselors have access to applicant-related information, Swarthmore participates in Slate.org and will share decisions with counselors after they have been released to students. School counselors can visit slate.org to register for free.

Class of 2023 Fact Sheet

Our Fact Sheet highlights important facts and figures about Swarthmore such as where our students attend graduate school, the average financial aid award for our incoming class, and our academic programs and majors. 

Net Price Calculator

Our Net Price Calculator will help your students understand how much it might cost them to attend Swarthmore. If students have any specific questions regarding financial aid, they can email finaid@swarthmore.edu

Digital Brochures

Read about student research, our one-of-a-kind Honors Program, designing your own major, entrepreneurial initiatives, pre-med advising, or resources for first-generation students in these digital brochures.

Common Data Set

The Swarthmore Common Data Set hosts all the nitty gritty data you could possibly want, including information about enrollment and persistence, admissions, financial aid, academic offerings and policies, student life, annual expenses, instructional faculty, and class size.

Swarthmore’s YouTube Channel

Watch videos featuring Swarthmore's campus, students, faculty, and alumni. Enjoy such titles as Why Swarthmore?, A First Generation Student's Journey to Swarthmore College, and Day in the Life: Academics at Swarthmore College, among others.