Smith College

Northampton, MA, USA
4.28 Average Rating

Smith College is an all-female liberal arts institution in western Massachusetts and the largest all-women’s college in the country. The biggest school among the Seven Sisters Colleges, Smith offers degrees and certificates in over 50 areas of study and also features a coeducational program at the graduate level. Additionally, Smith is part of the Five Colleges consortium which permits students to take classes and participate in student exchanges at nearby Mount Holyoke, Amherst, Hampshire, and UMass. For new students, Smith’s First Year Experience program schedules a number of exclusive social experiences on and off campus as well as trips to Boston.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
13%
Out of State Students
71%
0
100
32%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2018 January 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 15, 2018
Other January 1, 2019 February 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,918
Total Number of Undergrads
2,521
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
82%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
88%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,734
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$52,404
Out-of-State Tuition
$52,404
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
68%
Average Aid Per Year
$46,307
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Organizations
120
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Boston
Springfield
San Francisco
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,900
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What Students Are Saying

4.28 Average Rating
An academic challenge that pushes you to perfection. A social challenge that make or break you. A tradition of great women.
Katherine class of 2014
Smith College is a well-rounded, academic and exciting college, that allows Smithies to explore and cultivate their interests while opening doors to the work world. Smithies are driven, enthusiastic students, and the environment at Smith never fails to bring out the best in them. Smith women are known for their presence and influence in the world, something Smith College steadfastly supports.
Megan from Stafford Springs, CT

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