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Skidmore College
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  • 4 Year
  • SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY

Report Card

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

About

815 N BROADWAY
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Liberty League
From Skidmore College

Skidmore is a top liberal arts college situated on 1,200 acres of natural beauty in Saratoga Springs, New York, which Travel & Leisure calls one of "America's best college towns." With 2,700 students from 44 states and 60 countries, 43 majors, 100+ student clubs, funded research and internships, and 120 approved study abroad programs in 45 countries, there's lots to choose from. At Skidmore's core is creativity, which empowers students to combine unconnected ideas, bring them to life, and turn them into solutions. No matter what you're meant to be or do — creative thought matters. And that makes all the difference.

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Skidmore College 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
January 15
Acceptance Rate
31%
SAT Range
1270-1440
ACT Range
29-33
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$31,553 / 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
$43,391 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 47 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 64 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 64 responses

Majors

Skidmore Traditions

academic spotlight

At a school where Creative Thought Matters, our traditions are ... one of a kind. We're always building on traditions and trying something new. And while you truly have to see, hear and feel these things to understand why you’ll love them, here's a taste to get you excited.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,655 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
31
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
12%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Varied
    35%
  • Creative
    32%
  • Passionate
    18%
  • Friendly
    15%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 43 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 77 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Creative
    35%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Unique
    16%
  • Busy
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Strong
    3%
  • Underrated
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
63%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

Skidmore College Reviews

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