2,521
Students
Financial aid thermometer
51,046
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
31
31%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Smith College is a Comprehensive institution located in Northampton, MA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 7 College Lane
Northampton, MA  01063
United States
Contact Ms. Debra Shaver
Dean of Admissions
Email: admission@smith.edu
Phone: 413-585-2500
Fax: 413-585-2527

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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Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences 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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Engineering 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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
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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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,432
Applied
1,731
Accepted
2,521
Enrolled
32%
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Female Admissions

5,432
Females Applied
1,731
Females Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.84
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 650 740
SAT Math 640 750
ACT Composite 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,120
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Fees

284
Full-time student fees
17,520
Room & board
8,800
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 Employees

Financial Aid

51,046
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,844
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
56,117
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,350
Avg. Loan Aid
16,278
Avg. Grant Aid
45,819
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,521
Total undergrad students
14%
International Students
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.32%
Black or African American 6.59%
White or Caucasian 47.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 10.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 4.37%
Other 6.19%

Gender

Male (0.04%)
Female (99.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 95%

Student Activities

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Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense workshops, emergency telephones, programs in crime and sexual assault prevention

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Basketball No No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing No No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No