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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, NY

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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/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,183
Applied
3,367
Accepted
2,758
Enrolled
26%
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Female Admissions

7,970
Females Applied
2,097
Females Accepted
26%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,213
Males Applied
1,270
Males Accepted
24%
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 Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 689 650 740
SAT Math 684 650 720
ACT Composite 31 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

62,398
Private
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Fees

1,116
Full-time student fees
16,632
Room & board
9,834
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

55,400
Avg. Financial Aid Package
54,000
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
71,428
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,750
Avg. Loan Aid
16,667
Avg. Grant Aid
50,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
98%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
87%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,758
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.95%
Black or African American 4.41%
White or Caucasian 63.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 5.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 5.65%
Other 1.82%

Gender

Male (41.37%)
Female (58.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 87%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
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
International students advisor Checkmark

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
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

386
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 281
Part-time - 105
Male - 183
Female - 203
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