Swarthmore College

  • extremely difficult to get in

    Last year, the acceptance ratio at Swarthmore College is 12.80% - 7,717 students applied to and 988 got chances for admitting to the school.

  • average in nation

    The admission yield rate at Swarthmore College is 42.00% last year - total 415 students were enrolled among 988 admission passes.

  • 7,717 applied, 988 admitted, 415 enrolled

    Last year, 7,717 students applied to Swarthmore College and 988 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 415 were enrolled.

  • competitive scores

    280 students (67% of enrolled) have submitted SAT scores and its average score is 1,418 and 202 students (49% of enrolled) have submitted ACT scores and its average score is 97.

12.80% Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Swarthmore College is 12.8029% last year. Based on comparison of acceptance rate between similar schools and all colleges, Swarthmore College is evaluated as extremely difficult to get in.

Last year, 7,717 students applied to, and 988 got chances for admitting to the school. Below table illustrates and compare acceptance rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

42.00% Admission Yield Rate

The admission yield rate at Swarthmore College is 42.00% last year. Based on comparison of admission yield rate, Swarthmore College is evaluated as average in nation.

Last year, 988 students admitted to, and 415 students enrolled into the school. Below table illustrates and compare admission yield rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

7,717 applied, 988 admitted, 415 enrolled

Last year, 7,717 students applied to Swarthmore College and 988 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 415 were enrolled.Next chart shows admission statistics in detail level for Swarthmore College.

Submitted Admission Test Scores

1,305 - 1,530 SAT Score Average

At Swarthmore College, 280 students submitted SAT scores (67% of enrolled students). The average SAT score is about 1,418 and it is well above than average for Pennsylvania Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is SAT?
What is SAT
Previously known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this is an examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used to predict the facility with which an individual will progress in learning college-level academic subjects.

89 - 104 ACT Score Average

At Swarthmore College, 202 students submitted ACT score (49% of enrolled students). The average ACT score is about 97 and it is well above than average for Pennsylvania Private (not-for-profit) 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is ACT?
What is ACT
ACT, previously known as the American College Testing program, measures educational development and readiness to pursue college-level coursework in English, mathematics, natural science, and social studies. Student performance does not reflect innate ability and is influenced by a student's educational preparedness.

Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPARecommended 1,772 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school rankRecommended 1,094 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school recordRequired 1,962 colleges require or recommend
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended 1,469 colleges require or recommend
RecommendationsRequired 1,261 colleges require or recommend
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended 501 colleges require or recommend
Admission test scoresRequired 1,557 colleges require or recommend
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended 1,620 colleges require or recommend
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended 328 colleges require or recommend

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