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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs , NY

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Skidmore College

Overview

Skidmore College is a 4-year institution located in Saratoga Springs, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY  12866-1632
United States
Contact Ms. Mary Lou Bates
Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: admissions@skidmore.edu
Phone: 518-580-5570
Fax: 518-580-5584

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Exercise Physiology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 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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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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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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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,796
Applied
2,907
Accepted
2,612
Enrolled
27%
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Female Admissions

6,676
Females Applied
1,804
Females Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,120
Males Applied
1,103
Males Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st April 22nd

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 650 613 700
SAT Math 654 610 700
ACT Composite 29 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

55,136
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Fees

1,036
Full-time student fees
15,000
Room & board
8,868
Room only
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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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

49,600
Avg. Financial Aid Package
48,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
67,085
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,200
Avg. Loan Aid
15,300
Avg. Grant Aid
46,550
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
94%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
94%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,612
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.2%
Black or African American 5.12%
White or Caucasian 62.24%
Asian 4.97%
Two or more races 4.7%
Other 2.27%

Gender

Male (38.78%)
Female (61.22%)

Campus Life

Housing

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

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Fun Day, National College Comedy Festival and Earth Day Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student radio station (WSPN), Benefaction (Student Volunteer), Outing Club and UJIMA

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

389
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 286
Part-time - 103
Male - 176
Female - 213
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