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Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY

Originally founded as two separate colleges (Hobart for men in 1822 and William Smith for women in 1908), HWS now operates under a coordinate college system. All students share the same campus, faculty, administration, and curriculum. Each college maintains its own traditions, deans, student government, and athletic department. Men graduate from Hobart College. Women graduate from William Smith College. Its 200-acre combined campus is located in Geneva.

Web Sitewww.hws.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,262
   Women1,142 (50.5%)
   Men1,120 (49.5%)
Graduate Students9

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate60% of 4,614 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.47
SAT Math624 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading624 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$69,160
Tuition and Fees
$53,525
Room and Board
$13,525
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Freshman Award$35,738
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$35,935

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Geneva Population13,199
Nearest Metropolitan AreaRochester, Syracuse
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 90% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotStatesmen (Hobart); Herons (William Smith)
Sororities 
Fraternities 15% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.8% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.2% White
7.2% Unknown
International Students6.9% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning85.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
72.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
78%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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Average 3.46 3.97 622 619 30
Low 2.67 3.65 560 530 24
High 4.00 4.46 740 690 34
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Hobart and William Smith offers a number of distinctive interdisciplinary courses, including "Sense and Nonsense," a course that links chaos theory with Alice in Wonderland.

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