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Paul Smith's College

Paul Smiths, NY 4-Year Private

About Paul Smith's College

Paul Smith's College is a private, nonprofit school located in the rural setting of Paul Smiths, NY

Founded in 1937, the institution currently enrolls around 875 students a year, including 875 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Paul Smith's College's endowment was valued at $18,700,000 in 2021. For each full-time student, Paul Smith's College spends about $6,400.

2021 Admissions Facts About Paul Smith's College

Acceptance rate: 73%

Average GPA: 2.8

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Paul Smith's College's acceptance rate?

Admission to Paul Smith's College is minimally difficult. Around 73 percent of all applicants are admitted to Paul Smith's College each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Paul Smith's College is 2.8 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Paul Smith's College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Paul Smith's College, around 0 percent return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 99 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $16,175 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Paul Smith's College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Paul Smith's College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

PO Box 265 Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265

Campus Setting: Rural

Paul Smith's College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Paul Smith's College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Paul Smith's College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Paul Smith's College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$42,292

In State

$42,292

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$28,420
$28,420
Fees
$32
$32
Housing
$13,840
$13,840
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

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Full Time

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Part Time

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

875

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

73%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$28,452

Out-of-State

$28,452

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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