Why is Swarthmore so Expensive?

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. It’s no


Tuition Cost To Rise By Over $2,000

It’s no secret that college tuition is high. In the 2012-2013 calendar year, full tuition at the college, including room and board, reached $55,750, but $57,850 has now been determined for the 2013-2014 year. Full costs have increased annually by about 4.4