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Colleges / Smith College

Smith College

Northampton, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate37%
Acceptance Rate37%

About Smith College

Smith College is a private, nonprofit institution in the town of Northampton, Massachusetts. Smith College was founded in 1871. The college currently enrolls around 2,924 students a year, including 2,566 undergraduates.

Smith College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Smith College. The acceptance rate at Smith College is 37%. In 2022, 1,917 out of 5,249 total applicants were accepted.

Smith College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 37%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 54%

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Smith College is locatedin Northampton, Massachusetts, in Hartford.

If you would like to see Smith College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 91 to Northampton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Smith College and Northampton are like without leaving home.

College Info

10 Elm Street Northampton, MA 01063

Campus Setting: Small Town

Smith College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

May 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Smith College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Smith College is May 15.

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

Smith College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Smith College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1350 - 1490


Math SAT Range

655 - 770


Reading SAT Range

670 - 740

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1490 and Above


1350 to 1490


1350 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Smith College students is 1415. Applicants with SAT scores of 1490 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Smith College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1350 to 1490 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1350 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Smith College.

Smith College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Smith College is like? There are approximately 2,924 students enrolled at Smith College, including 2,566 undergraduate students and 358 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 19% percent are from MA and 81% percent of students are from other states.


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