27%

Acceptance Rate

$45,363

Avg.Financial Aid

002814

FAFSA Code

About Skidmore College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,613

Website

www.skidmore.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Saratoga Springs, NY, Skidmore College is a private university. Skidmore College occupies a total area of about 850 acres. The foundation of Skidmore College was laid down in the year 1903. The motto of the Skidmore College is Scuto amoris divini (Latin) and its official colors are green and yellow. Out of total 2,684 (2017-2018) students enrolled at SC, 2,662 belong to undergraduate courses while 1 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 211 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, Skidmore College has an ethnically diverse student population. At SC around 62% are white, 11% are Non-resident alien, and 9% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Cynthia Carroll (Businessperson, Petroleum geologist), Lake Bell (Television director, Film Producer), Evan Dando (Guitarist, Songwriter), and Jane Roberts (Author, Writer) in its 117 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At SC, 58 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACS American Chemical Society, CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education), and NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design). $384 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Skidmore College.

Location & Contact

Address

815 N Broadway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5185805000
Fax:
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Skidmore College at the 101st position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

27%

SAT Range

1223 - 1400

ACT Range

27 - 31

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to SC is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $65, as part of the admission process at SC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1220-1400, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 28 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Skidmore College is 30. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866. To gather more information, they can call them at (518) 580-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,087

Average Annual Cost

$53,258

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$1,162

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,494

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,516

Total One Year Cost

$71,730

Before applying to SC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $74,140. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($56,322), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($15,000), and budget for other expenses ($1,518). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

8:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

91%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$840

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

102 Graduates

Psychology, General

63 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

51 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

49 Graduates

Economics

43 Graduates

Biology, General

35 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

33 Graduates

Sociology

26 Graduates

Political Science and Government

24 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

22 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

22 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

19 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

19 Graduates

Chemistry

18 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

18 Graduates

Mathematics

18 Graduates

Social Work

14 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

14 Graduates

Anthropology

13 Graduates

Dance

13 Graduates

Physics

13 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

12 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Area Studies

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

5 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,612

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

13%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

9% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

12% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

57%

Out Of State

31%

In State

12%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$78,806 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

89%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,568/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,926/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,926/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Thoroughbreds

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Liberty League Conference

Total Male Athletes

199

Total Female Athletes

185

Intramural Sports

18

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SC. At SC, $15,000 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at SC costs around $5,926 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 40% and 60%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$49,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,500

$24,775

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$140 - 257

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$45,363

Students Receiving Federal Grants

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,473

Students Receiving State Aid

11%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,928

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$42,362

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$59,649

$30K - $48K

$55,273

$48K - $75K

$55,309

$75K - $110K

$43,279

> $110K

$22,329

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$50,204,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,597,000

The financial aid department of Skidmore College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Skidmore College is around $45,076 and the federal grant is $5,781. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,469, while the institutional aid is $45,076. At SC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $50,204,000 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $1,597,000.

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