Check in with Paul Smith's College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Paul Smith's College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not even considered|
Paul Smith's College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is slightly difficult to get into Paul Smith's College.
In 2021, Paul Smith's College accepted 73% of students, around 809 of the 1,103 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly 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 slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Paul Smith's College must submit the following items. Double check 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%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Paul Smith's College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Paul Smith's College doesn't 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 slightly 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?
Paul Smith's College's acceptance rate is 73%.
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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.
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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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