Smith College

Northampton, MA

Smith College

Northampton, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$54,224

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,917
Declined 3,332
Total Received 5,249
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Private

2,672

undergraduate students

605

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,277
Established in 1871
Coeducational Women Only

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147-acre campus in Northampton (population: 28,593), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Smith College
10 Elm Street
Northampton, MA
01063

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not 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
75%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,917
Declined 3,332
Total Received 5,249

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores

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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$45,869

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,940
Room $9,400
Board $9,360
Additional fees $284
Books & supplies $800
Total $73,784
Average Financial Aid - $45,869
Total with Avg. Aid $27,915

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,628,219
State $761,659
Institutional $71,655,272
Other external $1,128,871
Total $77,174,021

Non-need-based

Federal $124,619
State
Institutional $4,181,762
Other external $742,149
Total $5,048,530
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Anthropology, General.
Architectural Studies.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Astronomy.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemistry, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Science.
Dance, General.
Data Science, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
Italian Studies.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Mathematics, General.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Women's 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

3,277

total students

16%

in-state

84%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

2,672
students

Female
100%
2,662

Male
0%
10

18%

605
students

Female
85%
513

Male
15%
92

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,630
students

Female
100%
2,626

Male
0%
4

2%

42
students

Female
86%
36

Male
14%
6

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Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

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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