Tuition & Fees

$50,684

$50,684

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,105
Declined + 5,403
Total Received 8,508
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Private (nonprofit)

2,634

undergraduate students

8

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Visual/performing Arts
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 2815
ACT 2906

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
44%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
31%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
17%
600-699
45%
500-599
31%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
44%
24-29
46%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
64%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
30%
24-29
62%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
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School Facts

Skidmore is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in 1903, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 890-acre campus is located in Saratoga Springs, 30 miles from Albany.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,642
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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Saratoga Springs, NY

890-acre campus in Saratoga Springs (population: 27,315), 30 miles from Albany. Served by bus and train; air serves Albany. School operates transportation to various locations in town.

Skidmore College
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
41%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
44%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
31%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
17%
600-699
45%
500-599
31%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
44%
24-29
46%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
64%
18-23
15%
12-17
1%
30-36
30%
24-29
62%
18-23
8%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,105
Declined + 5,403
Total Received 8,508

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Mary Lou W. Bates
Director of Admissions
P: 800 867-6007
F: 518 580-5584
admissions@skidmore.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,875,000
State $1,560,000
Institutional $39,200,000
Other external
Total $42,635,000

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $110,000
Institutional $665,000
Other external $652,375
Total $1,427,375

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
diving
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC Hockey (Division III), Liberty League (Division III), New York State Women's Collegiate Athletic Association (Division III)
Mascot
Thoroughbreds
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Asian Studies
Biology
Business
Business/French
Business/German
Business/Government
Business/Spanish
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
Education Studies
English
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
French
French Area Studies
Gender Studies
Geosciences
German
Government
Government/French
Government/German
Government/History
Government/Spanish
History
History of Art
International Affairs
Mathematics
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religious Studies
Self-Designed Major
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

2,634
students

Female
61%
1,607

Male
39%
1,027

Graduate

0%

8
students

Female
50%
4

Male
50%
4

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,603
students

Female
61%
1,587

Male
39%
1,016

undergraduatePart-time

2%

31
students

Female
65%
20

Male
35%
11

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 62
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Greece
Hong Kong
India
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dean Mendes
Coordinator of International & Multicultural Recruitment
518 580-8331
dmendes@skidmore.edu

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