Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)


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Skidmore College is ranked 45 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 79 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 37%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69944%
600+58%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69944%
600+63%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2962%
24+92%

Students applied8,508
Students admitted3,105
Admission rate36%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate83%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,716
Fees$1,118
Room and board$13,530
Estimated book expense$1,300
Total cost$65,664

Cost after need-based aid$26,364
Cost after non-need-based aid$52,164

Average debt at graduation$22,557

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$43,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met95%
Average need-based aid$39,300
Average non-need-based aid$13,500

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,634

Full-Time

Men1,016
Women1,587

Part-Time

Men11
Women20

Freshmen retained94%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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