Class of 2019 A Success For Admissions

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College admits 12 percent of applicants

Twelve percent of applicants were offered admission to Swarthmore College’s Class of 2019. The college announced earlier this week that that it had accepted 950 of 7,817 applicants. These numbers indicate a 5-percent decrease in admission rate from last year’s admissions cycle,