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Skidmore College
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  • 4 Year
  • SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  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 1,000 acres of natural beauty in Saratoga Springs, New York, which Travel & Leisure calls one of "America's best college towns." With 2,500 students from 67 countries, 43 majors, 120 student clubs, funded research and internship opportunities, and 100+ study abroad programs, 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
30%
SAT Range
1220-1400
ACT Range
28-32
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$23,589 / 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
$48,141 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
60%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,622 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
40
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Varied
    33%
  • Creative
    29%
  • Passionate
    21%
  • Friendly
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 31 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Creative
    24%
  • Unique
    24%
  • Busy
    5%
  • Home away from home
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
88%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
56%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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