Tool December 2017

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Smith College (Northampton, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 55.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 30.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 42.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 89.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 36.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 78.00%
ACT score 24-29: 29.00%
ACT score 30-36: 65.00%
ACT score 24+: 94%
Students applied: 5,254
Students admitted: 1,956
Admission rate: 37%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 86%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 2
Full-time enrolled women: 2,501
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 11
Total enrollment: 2,514

COSTS

Tuition: $49,760
Room and board: $16,730
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $284
Total cost: $67,574
Cost after need-based aid: $25,788
Cost after non-need-based aid: $51,101
Average debt at graduation: $23,857

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,786
Average non-need-based aid: $16,473
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
144
Average aid package: $48,115
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,493
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 59%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
14%
% receiving student loans: 62%