Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA

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  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Women's Dorms
  • Men's Dorms
  • Fraternity Housing
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
  • Other: Gender-neutral housing.
Room & Board Expenses $12,670
Living On-Campus 88%
Living Off-Campus 12%

Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(610) 328-8000
Medical Center Emergency Department
(610) 328-8333
Campus Police
500 College Avenue Swarthmore, PA 19081


Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Garnet
School Colors: garnet, gray, and white
Official Athletics Site: www.swarthmoreathletics.com
Athletic Facilities artificial turf field, basketball, squash, and tennis courts, fields, indoor and outdoor track
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Basketball: Centennial Conference
Baseball: Centennial Conference
Track: Centennial Conference

Athletics Department at Swarthmore College

Athletic Director Name
Adam Hertz
Athletic Department Email

Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 2
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 13%

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station

Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training
  • Other: externships, consortium interview days, nonprofit career fairs, employer site visits, public service.

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling
  • Other: gender education and gay/bisexual student advisors, equal opportunity counselor.

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Transportation
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services
  • Talking Books
  • Other: ; other services provided on an individual basis.

Other Services at Swarthmore College

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance
  • Other: peer study skills advisors, peer writing mentors, reading and study skills workshops.

Famous Alumni

  • Cynthia Leive, editor, Glamour
  • John Mather, senior scientist, NASA and Nobel Laureate
  • Robert Zoellick, president, World Bank.

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