Tool December 2016

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Smith College (Northampton, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 54.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 25.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 42.20%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 40.06%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 82.26%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46.18%
SAT I Math score 700+: 37.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 83.18%
ACT score 24-29: 44.67%
ACT score 30-36: 49.24%
ACT score 24+: 93.91%
Students applied: 5,006
Students admitted: 1,897
Admission rate: 38%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 81.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 90%
Full-time enrolled men: 1
Full-time enrolled women: 2,459
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 18
Total enrollment: 2,478

COSTS

Tuition: $47,620
Room and board: $16,010
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $284
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $38,040
Average non-need-based aid: $14,178
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
11
Average aid package: $60
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,487
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 60%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
11%
% receiving student loans: 63%