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Swarthmore College Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Female Professors
43%
Male Professors
57%
Average Professor Salary
$152,652
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    7%
  • Asian American
    8%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    75%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
93%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.27 responses
Poll
96%
of students say professors care about their students' success.27 responses
Poll
93%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.27 responses
Poll
96%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.27 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
94%
National
47%
Full-Time Retention Rate
95%
Part-Time Retention Rate
Data not available
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$2,047
National
$1,629
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

Poll
Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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100%
of students say they attend class.12 responses
67%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.12 responses
100%
of students say they do all their homework.12 responses
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