Skip to Main Content

Report Card

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

editorial

Smith is a highly rated private college located in Northampton, Massachusetts in the Springfield, MA Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,519 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Smith acceptance rate is 32%. Popular majors include Political Science and Government, Economics, and English. Graduating 89% of students, Smith alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,300.

About

Elm St
Northampton, MA 01063
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference

Smith College Rankings

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

Smith Admissions

Acceptance Rate
32%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1240-1470
ACT Range
28-31
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

Cost

Net Price
$28,905 / 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
$43,796 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
71%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
98%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 53 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 58 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,519 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
12
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Driven
    65%
  • Busy
    13%
  • Awesome
    9%
  • Studious and stuck up.
    9%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
98%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 48 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Liberal
    76%
  • Home away from home
    8%
  • White
    8%
  • Cool
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
89%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

Similar Colleges

Colleges like Smith College
More

Smith College Reviews

Rating 3.69 out of 5  889 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 2 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Smith College
Rate It!
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

Add to List