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Swarthmore College

History

Swarthmore College was created out of a concern of the liberal Hicksite branch oSociety of Friends (Quakers) to establish a place "under the care of Friends, at wteducation may be obtained equal to that of the best institutions of learning in OLIIcountry." The yearly meetings of Baltimore, Philadelphia.

Education

With a curriculum unmatched among liberal arts colleges of its size, Swarthmore offers more than 600 courses and undergraduate research opportunities—from the humanities and performing arts to the social and natural sciences and engineering.

Research

Incredibly rewarding, engaging undergraduate students in research is often like “having several pairs of hands in the lab and helps to increase research productivity,” says Assistant Professor of Bioanalytical Chemistry Kathryn Riley ’10. 

Career

One-on-one career counseling appointments are available to current students and alumni who are: seeking direction, considering majors, exploring internships, job searching or applying for graduate school.

Master's Programmes

Swarthmore College Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Swarthmore College. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships For Overseas Studies
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
08 May 2025
South-East Regional CONACYT Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
85000 AUD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
76800 MXN
Deadline
Not specified
Becas CONACYT-FUNED
Merit-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
67000 AUD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
St. John’s College, Annapolis, Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Beca De Excelencia Rafael Del Pino
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Becas Fulbright - Ampliación De Estudios
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Chungcheongnam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Master/Doctoral Program Of Lotte Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Jeollanam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
31 Jan 2025
Fulbright Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
33600 USD
Deadline
01 Oct 2024
German Academic Exchange Service - Scholarships For Graduate Studies
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Education Center's Study Abroad Programs
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Fulbright Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
24000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Becas Fulbright - Realización De Master
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Swarthmore College, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
901 -200
2022
701
2021
701
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
741 -240
2023
501
2022
-
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Student services

From the moment you arrive on campus to the day you receive your diploma (and beyond), Swarthmore offers a holistic range of services to help you get the most from your experience and embark on a life of purpose.

Housing services

Sharing conversations in a cozy eight-person house or a lively 200-person dorm, over organic and locally grown food in the dining hall or over a hot beverage in one of several campus coffee bars, living on campus is a central part of the Swarthmore experience.

Library services

The Libraries are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience for all users. 

Campus life

Swarthmore College is well situated in the suburbs of Philadelphia and off-campus opportunities are endless. Whether you want to volunteer in Chester, take music lessons in the city, or explore King of Prussia, one of the largest shopping malls in the United States, our shuttle system is there for the times you need to venture a further bit afield.

Swarthmore College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801, 267-284-5011.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2023. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Student Reviews

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Swarthmore was my dream school. From what I learned during the orientation, I am convinced it is the right choice for me.

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