- 4 Year
- GENEVA, NY
- Academicsgrade A minus
- Valuegrade A minus
- Diversitygrade A minus
- Campusgrade C+
- Athleticsgrade B
- Party Scenegrade B+
- Professorsgrade A
- Locationgrade B minus
- Dormsgrade C+
- Campus Foodgrade C minus
- Student Lifegrade C+
- Safetygrade C
At Hobart and William Smith, you'll be on an adventure and your experience will be entirely your own — full of learning, discovery, surprises and accomplishment.
You'll make a plan, mentored by caring, expert guides and grounded in experiences that let you test your interests and pave the way to a lifetime of purpose.
You'll gain significant insights into the emerging challenges of the future world.
You'll find places to belong within the HWS family. Our community welcomes open-minded people from many and varied backgrounds and perspectives.
You'll be valued as an ethical person who approaches complex problems with empathy and discernment — and in partnership with others.
You'll be prepared to build and lead your brightest future.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Economics72 Graduates
- Communications53 Graduates
- Psychology44 Graduates
- English33 Graduates
- Biology29 Graduates
- Political Science and Government28 Graduates
- Environmental Science27 Graduates
- History27 Graduates
- Architecture25 Graduates
- Education19 Graduates
Guaranteed Internship & Funding
HWS were among the first colleges to guarantee an internship or research placement. Years later, the extent of our offerings and the depth of our connections are second to none. You have the flexibility to pursue incredible opportunities with the guidance of an expert career services team and the support of our guaranteed internship funding.
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