Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$56,172

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
55%
500-599
16%
400-499
0
300-399
0
700-800
29%
600-699
50%
500-599
17%
400-499
2%
30-36
59%
24-29
37%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,336
Declined 7,766
Total Received 11,102
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Private

2,662

undergraduate students

1

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,663
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

890-acre campus in Saratoga Springs (population: 28,005), 30 miles from Albany. Served by bus and train; air serves Albany. School operates transportation to various locations in town.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Albany, NY
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Albany International Airport

Skidmore College
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
12866

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student radio station (WSPN)
  • Benefaction (Student Volunteer)
  • Outing Club
  • UJIMA

Top Events

  • Fun Day
  • National College Comedy Festival
  • Earth Day Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
89%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
26%
600-699
55%
500-599
16%
400-499
0
300-399
0
700-800
29%
600-699
50%
500-599
17%
400-499
2%
30-36
59%
24-29
37%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes

Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,336
Declined 7,766
Total Received 11,102

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
standardized test scores

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,368

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $55,136
Room & board $15,000
Additional fees $1,036
Books & supplies $1,300
Other fees $1,218
Total $73,690
Average Financial Aid - $6,368
Total with Avg. Aid $67,322
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cross-country running, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cross-country running, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Exercise Physiology
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
French Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,663

total students

34%

in-state

66%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,662
students

Female
60%
1,586

Male
40%
1,076

0%

1
students

Female
100%
1

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,622
students

Female
60%
1,560

Male
40%
1,062

2%

40
students

Female
65%
26

Male
35%
14

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 85%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

29

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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