Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Smith College (Northampton, MA)


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Smith College is ranked 30 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 52 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 54%
Applicants who took ACT 25%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+40%
600-69942%
600+82%

SAT Math Score

700+37%
600-69946%
600+83%

ACT Score

30-3649%
24-2945%
24+94%

Students applied5,006
Students admitted1,897
Admission rate38%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,620
Fees$284
Room and board$16,010
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$64,714

Cost after need-based aid$26,674
Cost after non-need-based aid$50,536

Average debt at graduation$20,514

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$38,040
Average non-need-based aid$14,178

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,478

Full-Time

Men1
Women2,459

Part-Time

Men0
Women18

Freshmen retained90%

# - 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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