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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$36,368 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,188 tuition
$9,960 on campus room & board
$2,000 books
$3,220 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$36,368 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,188 tuition
$9,960 on campus room & board
$2,000 books
$3,220 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,952 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
84% get federal aid ($2,291 avg)
54% get state aid ($2,438 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($9,952 avg)
98% get loans ($6,483 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.38% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.38% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $13,200 98%
Federal Grant Aid $2,291 84%
Pell Grants $3,932 43%
Other Federal Grants $551 41%
Institution Grant Aid $9,952 98%
State Grant Aid $2,438 54%
Student Loans $6,483 98%
Federal Loans $5,670 83%
Other Loans $11,090 15%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$3,000 - $9,000 R R
$4,000 - $5,000 R R
$5,000 - $7,000
$3,000 - $5,000
$7,000 - $9,000
$6,000 - $8,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 31
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: February 5
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
State Routes 30 and 86
Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265
(518) 327-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $597
Out of State $597


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Sierra from Paul Smiths, NY
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a little pricey, so don't come here if you're coming to hunt, drink, and screw off. Seriously. Because even though you'll have fun, I guarantee you won't come back (I knew one kid who partied all first semester and ended with a 0.39 -- yes that's a zero in front -- and couldn't afford to go to any more college, ever!). Make sure you know what you're getting into, financially speaking. Work your hardest, save money, and apply for scholarships and grant aid whenever you can!

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  • 5
  • Anastasia from Madrid, NY
  • May-15-2012 I am a current student here

    I'm an outdoorsy girl... I love nature and the life it brings out in anyone that chooses to enjoy it. Walking out of my dorm in my chef whites at 6am and seeing the sun rise behind a mountain over the lake was the most beautiful thing I could ever ask for. Not many students get to see what I see at PSC. It's a beautiful campus inside and out. It's my home.

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