Tuition & Fees

$52,446

$52,446

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
52%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
28%
600-699
47%
500-599
24%
400-499
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
53%
500-599
26%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
58%
24-29
34%
18-23
8%
30-36
28%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
51%
18-23
4%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,465
Declined + 7,588
Total Received 10,053
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Private (nonprofit)

2,680

undergraduate students

4

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 2815
ACT 2906

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Location

School Facts

Skidmore College 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 2,684
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: 27,763), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
52%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
28%
600-699
47%
500-599
24%
400-499
1%
700-800
13%
600-699
53%
500-599
26%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
58%
24-29
34%
18-23
8%
30-36
28%
24-29
61%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
51%
18-23
4%

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 of some

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,465
Declined + 7,588
Total Received 10,053

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
Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 867-6007
F: 518 580-5584
admissions@skidmore.edu

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$49,300

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,446
Room $8,278
Board $5,726
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $67,750
Average Financial Aid - $49,300
Total with Avg. Aid $18,450
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 1

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 518 580-5750
F: 518 580-5752
finaid@skidmore.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Beth Post
Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Circus, Cycling, Dance, Fly Fishing, Golf, Hip Hop Dance, Hockey, Martial Arts, Nordic Skiing, Polo, Quidditch, Running, Sailing, Snow Sports, Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Gail Cummings-Danson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Megan Buchanan (women's)
Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Liberty League, New England Hockey Conference, IHSA
Mascot
Thoroughbreds

Majors

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

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,684

total students

34%

in-state

66%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,680
students

Female
60%
1,599

Male
40%
1,081

0%

4
students

Female
75%
3

Male
25%
1

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,636
students

Female
60%
1,573

Male
40%
1,063

2%

44
students

Female
60%
26

Male
40%
18

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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 Some
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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 61
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
Singapore
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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