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Smith College

Northampton, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate23%

About Smith College

Smith College is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Northampton, Massachusetts. Smith College was founded in 1871. The college enrolls around 2,873 students per year, including 2,523 undergraduates.

Smith College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Smith College. The acceptance rate at Smith College is 23%. In 2022, 7,269 students applied to Smith College and 1,662 were admitted.

Smith College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 23%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 49%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33%

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Smith College is located in Northampton, Massachusetts, near 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.

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College Info

10 Elm Street Northampton, MA 1063

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

1390 - 1500


Math SAT Range

670 - 760


Reading SAT Range

700 - 760

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1500 and Above


1390 to 1500


1390 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Smith College students is 1415. Applicants with SAT scores of 1500 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Smith College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1390 to 1500 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1390 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Smith College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Smith College is like? There are approximately 2,873 students enrolled at Smith College, including 2,523 undergraduate students and 350 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 18% percent are from MA and 82% percent of students are from other states.


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