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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$37,521 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,930 tuition
$10,260 on campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$3,331 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$37,521 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,930 tuition
$10,260 on campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$3,331 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$11,695 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
48% get federal aid ($4,465 avg)
59% get state aid ($2,489 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($11,695 avg)
84% get loans ($8,405 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.20% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.20% 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 $15,225 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,465 48%
Pell Grants $4,258 48%
Other Federal Grants $623 16%
Institution Grant Aid $11,695 98%
State Grant Aid $2,489 59%
Student Loans $8,405 84%
Federal Loans $5,902 84%
Other Loans $11,781 18%

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
7777 State Route 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265
(518) 327-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $731
Out of State $731


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • transferred out
  • Jul-28-2016 I am a past student here

    none. zero. ziltch. you will get a better education at a public school.

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  • 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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