Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)


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Skidmore College is ranked 48 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 93 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 68%
Applicants who took ACT 42%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+16%
600-69947%
600+63%

SAT Math Score

700+13%
600-69946%
600+59%

ACT Score

30-3635%
24-2956%
24+91%

Students applied9,181
Students admitted2,670
Admission rate29%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$51,456
Fees$1,140
Room and board$14,004
Estimated book expense$1,300
Total cost$67,900

Cost after need-based aid$27,600
Cost after non-need-based aid$55,100

Average debt at graduation$25,001

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met94%
Average need-based aid$40,300
Average non-need-based aid$12,800

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,680

Full-Time

Men1,050
Women1,593

Part-Time

Men16
Women21

Freshmen retained91%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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