Smith College

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world rank  618

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University Overview

Established in 1871, Smith College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Northampton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Smith College (SC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) women only higher education institution. Smith College (SC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SC
Founded 1871
Motto In Virtue Knowledge
Colours White, blue and gold

University Location

Address Elm Street
Northampton (population range: 10,000-49,999)
01063 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (413) 585 2500
F +1 (413) 585 2527

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 7 College Lane
Northampton 1063
+1 (413) 585 2500
800 383 3232

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Smith College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Five College Consortium
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020