C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,680
   Women 1,614 (60.2%)
   Men 1,066 (39.8%)
Graduate Students 6
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 29% of 9,181 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 612 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 616 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $67,200
  Tuition and Fees $50,834
  Room and Board $13,530
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $43,000
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 277
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Saratoga Springs Population 27,315
Nearest Metropolitan Area Albany, NY
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Thoroughbreds
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.5% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
10.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.5% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students 10.4% from 59 countries
First-Year Students Returning 90.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 85.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 16.0%