Why This Matters
Knowing the tuition related to going to Swarthmore College means that you can plan economically for the next 4-6 years. Check out the numbers here to know how Swarthmore's price measures up to other colleges and universities and if you need to plan for a rise in tuition.
Swarthmore Tuition Prices Versus Other Schools
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, look at the table below to find out how Swarthmore compares to other colleges.
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Swarthmore Tuition & Fees
In the 2017 - 2018 school year, regular students at Swarthmore were billed $50,822, prior to adjustments for financial need. $50,424 was the cost of tuition. The remaining $398 are added fees. Find out more about the net price.
Regrettably, this college doesn't provide any tuition discounts to students who live in state.
Swarthmore College fees and tuition is the amount quoted to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board. Having said that, a lot of students end up spending less than maximum tuition because they get financial aid and other reductions.
Look at the table below to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
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Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
There continues to be a rise of 3.5% in Swarthmore College fees and tuition for out-of-state students in the past five years. Tuition increased by 3.5% and fees increased by 3.3%. This school year, students can anticipate paying $52,601 based on current estimates.
Due to price growth, the total expense of a four-year degree would be $221,709, and the total expense of a two-year degree would be $107,043, not including extra costs such as books, transportation, and room and board.
Look at projected potential tuition and fees for Swarthmore students in the following chart.
Pay attention to just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearly. At a lot of colleges students will wind up paying a higher price for their last year of school than they did for their first.
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