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Smith College

Elm St,
Northampton, Massachusetts – 1063 
Phone: 
(413)584-2700

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

30%

Admissions Yield

37%

Applicants Total

6,064

Admissions Total

1,814

ENROLLMENT

Smith College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,566 and a student faculty ratio of 9:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
734
Total Enrollment
2,924
Undergraduate Enrollment
2,566
Graduate Enrollment
358
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
95
Student-to-faculty Ratio
9
Enrolled Total
676

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Smith College is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $0
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $56,114
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $78,438
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $78,438

ACT Requirements​

20%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

31%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Smith College scored between a 1370 – 1530 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1450. Roughly 34% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
34%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
690
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
760
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
680
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
770

Admissions Criteria

The Smith College evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Recommended

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
6%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
13%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
50%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
10%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

83% of students at Smith College are awarded financial aid with an average package of $44,108. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

83%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$44,108

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$29,569

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Smith College has an average graduation rate of 85% within 4 years and 91% within 6 years. At Smith College, 607 students earn a bachelors, 143 receive a master’s, and 6 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 13% of the student body are from foreign countries,15% in-state, and 69% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
15%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
69%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
13%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
607
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
143
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
6
Graduation rate, total cohort
91
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
85
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
91