Paul Smith's College of Arts and Science

Paul Smiths, NY, USA
3.63 Average Rating

Paul Smith’s College of Arts and Sciences is a private school in northern New York State and the only college in the Adirondacks. Paul Smith’s offers bachelor’s degrees in 20 academic majors and is also home to seven associate degree-granting programs. To demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, students in the Forestry program participate in determining sustainable management techniques for the college campus. Additionally, students in the Hospitality, Pastry, and Culinary programs have the opportunity to work in the school’s student-run restaurant, the St. Regis Cafe.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
67%
Out of State Students
33%
0
100
82%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1415
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
851
Total Number of Undergrads
851
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
0
100
29%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
43%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,730
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$28,420
Out-of-State Tuition
$28,420
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$16,662
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
65%
35%
Student Organizations
29
Size of Town
Rural: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Burlington
Albany
Syracuse
Glens Falls
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
99%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.63 Average Rating
My first impression of the college was how friendly everyone was. From the students to the staff, everyone made my freshmen year one of the best years of my life. The campus is beautiful and I've never felt so at home at Paul Smith's.
Paul from Petersburgh, NY
This is a fantastic school in the middle of nowhere. Not many people have heard about it, but they really should have. If you want a great education about anything doing with food, hospitality, wildlife, or forestry, this school is definitely one that you should be checking out.
Jeremy from Paul Smiths, NY