Tuition & Fees

$52,404

$52,404

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
49%
600-699
44%
500-599
7%
700-800
45%
600-699
44%
500-599
11%
700-800
43%
600-699
44%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
30-36
46%
24-29
47%
18-23
7%
30-36
39%
24-29
56%
18-23
5%
30-36
77%
24-29
20%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,731
Declined + 3,701
Total Received 5,432
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Private (nonprofit)

2,521

undergraduate students

397

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 3762
ACT 1894

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Location

School Facts

Smith College, founded in 1871, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 147-acre campus is located in Northampton, 20 miles from Springfield.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,918
Established in 1871
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Northampton, MA

147-acre campus in Northampton (population: 28,483), 20 miles from Springfield. Served by bus; major airport serves Hartford, CT (35 miles); train serves Springfield. School operates transportation to consortium schools, local shopping malls, and local businesses. Public transportation serves campus.

Smith College
10 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01063

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
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
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
72%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
49%
600-699
44%
500-599
7%
700-800
45%
600-699
44%
500-599
11%
700-800
43%
600-699
44%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
30-36
46%
24-29
47%
18-23
7%
30-36
39%
24-29
56%
18-23
5%
30-36
77%
24-29
20%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 or ACT Required of some

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,731
Declined + 3,701
Total Received 5,432

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Debra Shaver
Dean of Admission
P: 800 383-3232
F: 413 585-2527
admission@smith.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$51,046

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,120
Room $8,800
Board $8,720
Additional fees $284
Books & supplies $800
Total $70,724
Average Financial Aid - $51,046
Total with Avg. Aid $19,678

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,208,635
State $723,359
Institutional $65,915,653
Other external $1,145,905
Total $70,993,552

Non-need-based

Federal $60,000
State
Institutional $3,273,739
Other external $839,183
Total $4,172,922
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 25

Institution's own financial aid form
January 25

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 25

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 25

Other
January 25

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 221-2579
F: 413 585-2566
sfs@smith.edu

Financial Aid Officer

David Belanger
Director of Student Financial Services
dbelange@smith.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Equestrian Sports, Erg, Fencing, Futsal, Ice Hockey, Quidditch, Rugby, Squash, Synchronized Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Circus Activities, Dance, Dance Company, K-Pop Dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pioneers

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Astronomy
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Classical Languages/Literature
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Dance
East Asian Language/Literature
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education/Child Study
Engineering
English Language/Literature
Environmental Science/Policy
Exercise/Sport Studies
Film/Media Studies
French Studies
Geosciences
German Studies
Government
History
Italian Studies
Jewish Studies
Latin American Studies
Mathematics/Statistics
Medieval Studies
Middle East Studies
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Playwriting
Portuguese/Brazilian Studies
Psychology
Religion
Russian/Eastern European/Eurasian Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Statistics/Data Science
Teaching
Theatre
Women/Gender Studies
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Programs Offered

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

2,918

total students

20%

in-state

80%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

2,521
students

Female
100%
2,520

Male
0%
1

14%

397
students

Female
86%
341

Male
14%
56

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,505
students

Female
100%
2,504

Male
0%
1

1%

16
students

Female
100%
16

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

32%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
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: May 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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