Skidmore College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Skidmore College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,645 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1903 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
Skidmore College will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Skidmore College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Political Science, Psychology, English and Literature, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
94%
Good
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 normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Skidmore College is very high at 94% (well above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Skidmore College is very good: 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at Skidmore College is good, 8:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,100
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $48,100 per year. The additional fees at Skidmore College beyond tuition are nearly $1,000, which comes to $49,100 per year.

Read the details about Skidmore College 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
36%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 8,508 applications were submitted and 3,105 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Skidmore College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,700
High
Skidmore College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Skidmore College, 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
F
Unsafe
Skidmore College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,200 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- around $7,700 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Skidmore College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866, USA
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