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Hobart and William Smith Colleges
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  • 4 Year
  • GENEVA, NY

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade C

About

337 PULTENEY STREET
GENEVA, NY 14456
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Liberty League
From Hobart and William Smith Colleges

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.

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
1180-1340
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$38,247 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,128 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

Majors

Guaranteed Internship & Funding

academic spotlight

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.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,808 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
16
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Preppy, Rich, Elitist, East Coast, Snobby.
    63%
  • Preppy, East Coast
    21%
  • Engaged
    8%
  • Rich, East Coast, Snobby
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 47 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 58 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Preppy, Rich, Elitist, East Coast, Snobby.
    46%
  • Small, Preppy, Jocky, Work Hard Party Hard
    23%
  • Community
    8%
  • Small, Rich, Work Hard, Athletic, East Coast
    8%
  • Athletic, liberal, privileged
    4%
  • Conservative, small, snobby, rich, close-minded
    4%
  • Small, liberal arts, athletic, academic
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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