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Skidmore College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 44 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association

  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $57,286)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $53,708)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 28 - - -
Basketball 15 12 - Yes
Equestrian - 35 Yes -
Field Hockey - 25 - -
Golf 11 - - -
Ice Hockey 29 - Yes -
Lacrosse 38 17 - -
Rowing 18 24 - -
Soccer 29 25 - Yes
Softball - 15 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 15 12 - -
Tennis 10 11 - Yes
Volleyball - 17 - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Water Polo - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.9%
Hispanic 8.4%
Non-resident alien 9.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.7%
Two or more races 4.1%
White/non-Hispanic 63.5%
Percent of students with disability 8%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 28 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 28

Notable Alumni

  • Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
  • Garrett "G. Love" Dutton, member of the band G. Love and Special Sauce
  • Grace Mirabella, former editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine
  • Julia Nunes, YouTube ukulele sensation
  • Matt Hyson aka "Spike Dudley", professional wrestler
  • Micah Sloat, "Paranormal Activity" actor
  • Ratatat, band
  • Lake Bell, actress
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Taylor from Waterboro, ME
  • 5
  • The dorms are wonderful! There are some that are nicer than others, but the Residential Life staff is amazing and always willing to help however they can. The rooms are…

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  • Michelle
  • 4
  • The dorms are quite spacious and comfortable. Most dorms have window seats with lovely views.…

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  • Mandy
  • 4
  • It very much depends on the specific dorm you are placed in how great of an experience you will have. Most dorms are very decent, but some dorms have more…

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  • Jason from Fairborn, OH
  • 5
  • You will find it very hard to find other colleges with better dorms than Skidmore. No cinder-blocks in site, and you typically will have your own room from Sophomore year…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Ruthann from Beltsville, MD
  • I am a current student here

    So many choices in D-Hall! And if you get tired of D-Hall food, then you could get food from Spa or order in or go to a restaurant in town.

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  • 4
  • Emma from Bath, ME
  • I am a current student here

    The Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, affectionately coined D-Hall, is definitely one of the better college dining halls I've been to. We have six different food options (Vegetarian, Pizza, Deli, Diner, Pasta, and Global) that change their menu every day. One of my favorite meals, apart from chicken finger Fridays, is the Pad Thai from Global Kitchen. Also, there are always vegetarian and gluten free options.

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  • 4
  • Mandy
  • I am a current student here

    Overall, the dining services at Skidmore are excellent, but as a student you will most likely get bored with the food - as you probably will at any comparative school. There are many options and also opportunities to cook for yourself.

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  • 4
  • Franchesca from Ridgewood, NY
  • I am a current student here

    We have our own chefs and the food is good. We are a small school so we have one main dinning hall and if you live in a dorm you get an unlimited meal plan. We also have somewhere else on campus where you can eat and also a cafe and a convenience shop.

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  • 3
  • Michelle
  • I am a current student here

    There is a wide variety of food choices. The Dining Hall is buffet style. Included in the Dining Hall are many different stations. These include the pizza station (different pizza at all times of day sometimes desert pizza at night), the pasta station (serving different types of pasta dishes), the vegetarian station (including a hot food portion as well as a salad bar), the sandwich station (have custom sandwiches made), a diner (different types of hot food each meal), and a bakery station (filled with different great desserts). There is also a suggestion board for the students to make suggestions to Dining Services.

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  • 4
  • Jason from Fairborn, OH
  • I am a past student here

    The food is great for the most part. If you are a vegan/vegetarian there are TONS of options. Most upper level students live in apartment style housing, so they typically cook their own meals at home.

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  • 4
  • Leon
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have had the opportunity to eat the food at this College when I visited, and I must admit that it is delicious.

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  • 5
  • Sophia from Cumberland, RI
  • I am a current student here

    I've been to lots of colleges and eaten at their dining halls but none have ever been as good as Skidmore's. They have awesome food, lots of variety, and they are really good about catering to vegetarians, vegans, and those with food allergies.

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  • 3
  • Isabel
  • I am a current student here

    The food is repeated and it can get boring at times but it is very good compared to other schools.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Leon
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There is no Greek Life at Skidmore College

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