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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY

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Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students2,634
   Women1,607 (61.0%)
   Men1,027 (39.0%)
Graduate Students8


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate36% of 8,508 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math620 average
560-673 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading612 average
550-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing616 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$67,200
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$45,900
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 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 Population27,315
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAlbany, NY
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.2% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
9.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.6% White
5.0% Unknown
International Students9.8% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning93.8%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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Average 3.60 3.97 634 682 29
Low 3.00 3.24 540 640 20
High 4.00 4.96 700 770 33
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• The college raises money for scholarships with an annual horse show called the Saratoga Classic.

• Skidmore's campus was carefully designed to offer views of the surrounding mountains, woods and fields.

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