2,237
Students
Financial aid thermometer
36,758
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Hobart and William Smith Colleges is a Comprehensive institution located in Geneva, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY  14456
United States
Contact Phone: 315-781-3000

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,409
Applied
2,696
Accepted
2,237
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

2,348
Females Applied
1,500
Females Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,061
Males Applied
1,196
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 28 26 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,060
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Fees

1,195
Full-time student fees
14,035
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

36,758
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,231
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,108
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,975
Avg. Loan Aid
16,040
Avg. Grant Aid
32,528
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
67%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,237
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.74%
Black or African American 5.99%
White or Caucasian 74.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 3.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Other 4.78%

Gender

Male (49.17%)
Female (50.83%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 90%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Day of Service, President's Forum and Charter Day/Moving Up Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Life and Leadership, student government, campus publications, Service Network and sports clubs

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

244
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 221
Part-time - 23
Male - 124
Female - 120