Diversity In Swarthmore College

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The minute I stepped foot onto Swarthmore’s campus, I knew I was home. Something about observing my parent’s beaming faces, the giant lawn chairs, and the Hogwarts-esque train station resonated with me as I wandered across campus.

In my research of Swarthmore College, one of its most compelling characteristics is the amount of diversity. Growing up in a predominately white suburb in Crofton, Maryland and attending elementary and middle schools with the same homogeneity, I longed to live in a place where I could meet people of different backgrounds, races, and sexualities. This wish came true in high school where I was finally in a world with students and teachers of all different backgrounds all furthering their knowledge together. Attending

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