Consult with Paul Smith's College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here's an overiew of some of Paul Smith's College's admissions stats.
|Paul Smith's College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Paul Smith's College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Paul Smith's College does not offer early decision or early action.
It is not difficult to get into Paul Smith's College.
In 2021, Paul Smith's College accepted 73% of students, approximately 809 of the 1,103 students who applied.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Paul Smith's College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Paul Smith's College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does Paul Smith's College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with Paul Smith's College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Paul Smith's College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Paul Smith's College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Paul Smith's College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At Paul Smith's College 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 17% were in the top 25% and 44% were in the top 50%.
At Paul Smith's College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Paul Smith's College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Paul Smith's College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Paul Smith's College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Paul Smith's College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Paul Smith's College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Paul Smith's College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Paul Smith's College.
Do I have to submit test scores to Paul Smith's College?
✅ Paul Smith's College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Paul Smith's College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Paul Smith's College is 73%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Paul Smith's College?
❌ Paul Smith's College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Paul Smith's College? Paul Smith's College is a less selective institution. The Paul Smith's College acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Paul Smith's College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.8. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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