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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Scholarships

State Routes 30 and 86 Tuition In/Out-State: $21,930 / $21,930 Total Fall Enrollment: 1,007
Paul Smiths , NY 12970-0265 Books and Supplies: $2,000 Applicants Admitted: 79%
(518) 327-6000 On-campus Room and Board: $10,260 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 99% Undergraduate Application Fee: $30 Receiving Institutional Aid: 98% , $11,695 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science General Information

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    Address State Routes 30 and 86, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265
    Phone Number (518) 327-6000
    Web Address
    Mission Statement Paul Smith's College offers a dynamic educational setting that encourages active engagement in learning experiences to foster creativity, ethical and intellectual growth.

    The College's integrated educational approach links traditional and experimental learning to discovery, discipline and creativity. Utilizing classrooms and laboaratories, fieldwork and internship experiences, Paul Smith's students gain knowledge and skills to equip them for rewarding careers and life-long learning.

    Located within the Adirondack Park, the College is a dramatic, complex natural setting, with an historical perspective on stewardship and hospitality. The College practices sound principles of sustainable development, encouraging environmental awareness and an enviromentally sound campus. Students participation in recreational, cultural, student life and community service activities promotes individual growth, understanding, and awareness of others. These attributes complement the distinctive educational experience of Paul Smith's to prepare students well for successful living and leadership poistions in their communities and careers.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Rural area, distant from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Size

    Total enrollment 1,007
    Enrolled full time 983
    Enrolled part time 24

    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 656
    Women enrolled full time 327
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 3%
    Hispanic 2%
    White/Non-Hispanic 87%
    Non-Resident Alien 0%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 7%
  • Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $30
    Applied 1,117
    Admitted 877
    Enrolled 342
    Admitted % 79%

    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Admission factors

    Admission test scores Recommended
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 79%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 410
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 530
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 420
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 540
    Students submitting ACT 27%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $21,930
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $21,930
    Books and Supplies $2,000
    On-campus room and board $10,260
    Off-campus room and board $10,260

    Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 99%
    Receiving Federal Grants 48% , $4,465 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 98% , $11,695 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 84% , $8,405 on average
  • Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 7
    Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0 6
    Hospitality Administration/Management, General 3 21
    Surveying Technology/Surveying 14 0
    General Studies 1 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 1 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 2 1
    Environmental Science 0 5
    Environmental Studies 0 2
    Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 0 6
    Forest Management/Forest Resources Management 0 18
    Forest Resources Production and Management 0 6
    Forest Sciences and Biology 0 4
    Forest Technology/Technician 6 0
    Forestry, Other 0 14
    Land Use Planning and Management/Development 0 0
    Natural Resources Management and Policy 0 14
    Urban Forestry 15 0
    Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 0 22
    Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 0 13
    Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 10 0
    Culinary Arts/Chef Training 8 15
  • Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline -
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 20
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by October 1
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit May 1

    Financial Aid

    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 -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Transfer Scholarships

Scholarship Description
Paul Smith's College is pleased to announce the Transfer Scholarship Program. This program currently offers two scholarships to new entering transfer students valued at either $4,000 or $5,000 per year for each year they attend the college. As with the Presidential Merit Scholarship Awards, all scholarships are renewable for up to eight semesters so long as the student is enrolled full time at PSC and maintains the required cumulative GPA. No separate scholarship application is required in order to be considered for a scholarship. As with our Merit Scholarship Awards, you simply need to: Apply for admission; Complete the application process; Obtain an acceptance decision. Requirements for these scholarships are based on the incoming student's cumulative GPA form their prior institution and are awarded as follows: 3.0 and higher $5,000 a year - "Transfer Excellence". 2.0 to 2.9 $4,000 a year - "Transfer Recognition". Students receiving a Transfer Excellence scholarship must achieve a cumulative 2.5 GPA in order to maintain their scholarship. Any student awarded a Transfer Recognition scholarship is required to achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA in order to maintain their award.
$4,000 - $5,000
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Renewable for up to eight semesters so long as the student is enrolled full time at PSC and maintains the required cumulative GPA.

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