Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 885 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1946 and is the only institution located in Paul Smiths, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Fair
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science will give you the opportunity to receive a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Natural Resources and Environment, Culinary, Forestry, Resort and Hospitality, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
73%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is fair at 73% (close to New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is low: 38%.

Student to faculty ratio at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is pretty decent - 14:1. Find out more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,200
High
Average tuition cost is high - $23,500 a year. The additional fees at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science (not included in tuition costs) are around $3,700, which comes to $27,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
69%
Doable
According to recent data, 1,451 applications were submitted and 998 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,300
High
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 900 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- about $7,300 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Location and Maps



Post Address: Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science, 7777 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, New York 12970-0265, USA
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