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Skidmore Academics

Skidmore College requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

Skidmore College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Skidmore College does not offer classes during the summer.

Around 86% of students who started college at Skidmore College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Skidmore College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at Skidmore College?

Skidmore College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Skidmore College

When choosing a major, Skidmore College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Skidmore College below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Skidmore College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Skidmore College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Skidmore College offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Skidmore College Offer Online Classes?

Skidmore College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Skidmore College Offer AP Credit?

Skidmore College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Skidmore College Have An Honors Program?

Skidmore College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Skidmore College Require Internships?

Skidmore College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Skidmore College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Skidmore College include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Skidmore College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Skidmore College offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Dartmouth College, Clarkson University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - 3-2 dual degree program in business administration with Clarkson University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Syracuse University - 3-2 dual degree program in nursing with New York University - Finance or accounting with Syracuse University, physical or occupational therapy with Sage Graduate School, accounting with Wake Forest

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Skidmore Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
French Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Exercise Physiology
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Anthropology
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Social Sciences, Other
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Business/Commerce, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
History, General

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Acceptance Rate

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