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Paul Smith's College, founded in 1937, is a private, specialized institution offering two-year and four-year degrees in environmental sciences and culinary arts. Its 14,200-acre wilderness campus is located in The Adirondack Park, near Lake Placid.

Website: www.paulsmiths.edu/

Private
Co-ed
875
Undergraduate
Students
(%Not Reported) Women
(%Not Reported) Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 1,103 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.80
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,292
Tuition and Fees
$28,452
Room and Board
$13,840
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$16,175
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
57
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Paul Smiths Population
1,435
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
99%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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