Smith College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the best universities in the state of Massachusetts. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Smith College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Smith College.

7 College Lane Northampton, MA 01063
Phone: (413) 585-2500
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Smith College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 18
Score: 82
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 28
Average freshman retention rate: 90.0%
6-year graduation rate: 88.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 83%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 20
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 68.5%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 4.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 9:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 96.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 34
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1170-1390
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 64%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 91%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 47.7%
Financial resources rank: 16
Alumni giving rank: 37
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 39.5%

Smith College History

Essential Facts: Smith College

  • Smith College was actually the first and only women’s college in the country to offer undergraduate degrees in engineering.
  • Smith College seeks to attract individuals who are committed to our mission of providing the highest quality education to women.
  • This reputation, tempered by time and challenged by change, holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty and administration.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 90%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 90%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 16%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook