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Skidmore College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$63,492 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$48,024 tuition
$13,072 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$1,096 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)

$63,492 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$48,024 tuition
$13,072 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$1,096 fees
(Based on stats from 2015/2016)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$39,200 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
41% of students receive aid
14% get federal aid ($5,568 avg)
13% get state aid ($4,339 avg)
45% get institn'l aid ($39,200 avg)
31% get loans ($6,540 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.64% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.64% 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 $39,133 47%
Federal Grant Aid $5,568 14%
Pell Grants $4,587 14%
Other Federal Grants $858 13%
Institution Grant Aid $39,200 45%
State Grant Aid $4,339 13%
Student Loans $6,540 31%
Federal Loans $5,909 32%
Other Loans $22,483 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$12,000 Y N
$10,000 Y N
$15,000 Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Skidmore College offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 580-5000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Emma from Bath, ME
  • Mar-14-2017 I am a current student here

    Skidmore is very good with their financial aid, so no matter what economic bracket you are in you will not pay much more than you can afford. Skidmore also has two merit scholarships, one is for music and one is for math and science. Your tuition goes to continuing great academics, making Skidmore more sustainable, funding fun events, keeping dorms nice, creating awesome food at D-Hallm, and much much more.

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  • Mae from Wellesley, MA
  • Dec-12-2012 I am a current student here

    You get a great, personalized education, but I think some of the facilities, like the library, should be updated. A lot of the books are outdated.

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  • 4
  • Jason from Fairborn, OH
  • Oct-22-2012 I am a past student here

    Skidmore is VERY expensive. In the past few years, it has even been named one of the 10 most expensive schools in the country. The school does offer great financial aid to students from very low incomes. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for those from Middle class and above. Because of this, a lot of the student do come from very wealthy families.

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  • 4
  • Leon
  • Aug-17-2012 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are many Colleges in the United States and I believe that Skidmore College is one of those Colleges that Offers a very efficient educational experience.

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