Smith College: Review & Facts

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Smith College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,875 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1875 and is the only school located in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
70
Fair
At Smith College you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Smith College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 70 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Biology, Economics, Psychology, and Foreign Languages. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
90%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Smith College is very high at 90% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Smith College is very good: 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at Smith College is good - 9:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$46,400
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $46,100 a year. The additional fees at Smith College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300, which comes to $46,400 a year.

Read the details about Smith 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
38%
As reported in recent government data, 5,006 applications were submitted and 1,897 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Smith College is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Smith College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (413) 584-2700 or check Smith College Website.

Opportunities and Services



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

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Smith 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
Smith College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,300 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- roughly $7,700 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Smith 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: Smith College, Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
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