C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Smith College
Northampton, MA
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational No, women only
Undergraduate Students 2,514
   Women 2,512 (99.9%)
   Men 2 (0.1%)
Graduate Students 382
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 37% of 5,254 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 4.00
SAT Math 600-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 630-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 29-33 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 $66,605
  Tuition and Fees $47,904
  Room and Board $16,010
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $48,887
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 273
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 52% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Northampton Population 28,495
Nearest Metropolitan Area Hartford
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 95% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Pioneers
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.5% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
11.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.9% White
9.0% Unknown
International Students 14.2%
First-Year Students Returning 93.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 85.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported