Paul Smith's College is on a 14,200-acre campus in the rural setting of Paul Smiths, New York.
There are many activities and organizations for Paul Smith's College students to join – including a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Paul Smith's College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Paul Smith's College has the Forestry Club. In fact, more students participate in the Forestry Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Paul Smith's College include Junior American Culinary, Wildlife Society, Fish and Game Club and Koinonia.
Paul Smith's College students' favorite campus events are Parents' Weekend, Winter Carnival and Winter Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Paul Smith's College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||85%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||807|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||740|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||21%|
Paul Smith's College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Paul Smith's College students live on campus. In 2022, 85% of undergrads at Paul Smith's College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 21% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Paul Smith's College. There are 807 spots available in on-campus housing for all 668 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 740 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Paul Smith's College offers coed housing.
At Paul Smith's College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Paul Smith's College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Paul Smith's College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Paul Smith's College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Paul Smith's College, take Interstate 87 to Paul Smiths, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Adirondack Regional airport.
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