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Tuition, Books, Housing & Food Plan, Activities Fee

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Swarthmore awarded more than $46 million in need-based scholarship aid to 52 percent of our students for the 2021-222 academic year. The average financial aid award was $57,720. Financial aid awards ranged from $1,000 to the full cost of attendance. The maximum financial aid award includes the College's total billed charges as well as allowances for books, personal expenses, and travel between a student's home and Swarthmore. 

College Billed Charges for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

Tuition and Books $61,992
Housing $9,578
Food $9,386
Student Activities Fee $420
Total Billed Charges $81,376