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Graduate Rate 94.09%
Male 94.82%
Female 93.43%
Retention Rate 86%

Graduation Rates at Swarthmore College

At Swarthmore College, the graduation rates was 94.09% (382 students out of 406 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 183 male and 199 female students have graduated from the school last year by completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at Swarthmore College. Last year, the graduation rate was 94.09%. where 382 students out of 406 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Swarthmore College
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total40638294.09%
Male19318394.82%
Female21319993.43%
[Chart] Swarthmore College Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

353 students completed their course in 4 years and 25 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 4 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Swarthmore College
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less86.95% 86.53% 87.32%
5 Year93.10% 93.26% 92.96%
6 Year94.09% 94.82% 93.43%
[Chart] Swarthmore College BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

The next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.
Graduation Rates By Race
Swarthmore College
TotalMaleFemale
Asian 94.87%
(74/78)
97.37%
(37/38)
92.50%
(37/40)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 96.30%
(26/27)
100.00%
(14/14)
92.31%
(12/13)
Hispanic 87.50%
(42/48)
91.67%
(22/24)
83.33%
(20/24)
White 94.55%
(156/165)
94.94%
(75/79)
94.19%
(81/86)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100.00%
(1/1)
0.00%
(0/0)
100.00%
(1/1)
Two or More Races 92.59%
(25/27)
88.89%
(8/9)
94.44%
(17/18)
Unknown 100.00%
(8/8)
100.00%
(6/6)
100.00%
(2/2)
Average 94.09%
(382/406)
94.82%
(183/193)
93.43%
(199/213)
[Chart] Swarthmore College Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in United States. At Swarthmore College, 50 of 52 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 96.15%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Swarthmore College
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 5052 96.15%
Male 212391.30%
Female 2929100.00%
[Chart] Swarthmore College Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Swarthmore College, the retention rate is 86%.
Retention Rates
Swarthmore College
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate86%-
[Chart] Swarthmore College Retention Rate