How does this school stack up?
Swarthmore College, a four-year, liberal arts college, was founded in 1864. Swarthmore offers more than 600 courses in more than 40 disciplinary fields.
Among the school’s most popular programs are those in social sciences, in biological and biomedical sciences, and in mathematics and statistics. Other notable Swarthmore programs include those in peace and conflict studies, in cognitive science, and in interpretation theory.
Swarthmore does not provide a distance learning program.
Swarthmore is associated with six Nobel laureates:
Among other distinguished Swarthmore linked individuals, we may mention the following
Swarthmore is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
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Where will you be attending?
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Who are Swarthmore College's Most influential alumni?
Swarthmore College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Political Science, Economics, and Computer Science. Swarthmore College’s most academically influential people include David Baltimore, Sally Ride, and Clark Kerr.
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