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Paul Smith's College

Paul Smiths, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%
Acceptance Rate73%

Paul Smith's College Academics

Paul Smith's College requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Paul Smith's College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Additionally, Paul Smith's College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Paul Smith's College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Paul Smith's College?

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

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Paul Smith's College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Paul Smith's College

When choosing a major, Paul Smith's College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Paul Smith's College. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Paul Smith's College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Paul Smith's College

Does Paul Smith's College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Paul Smith's College does offer 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 Paul Smith's College Offer Online Classes?

❌ Paul Smith's College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Paul Smith's College Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Paul Smith's College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Paul Smith's College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Paul Smith's College, check with the school directly.

Does Paul Smith's College Require Internships?

🟨 Paul Smith's 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.

Additional Information About Paul Smith's College

Paul Smith's College Library

The main library on campus is the Joan Weill Adirondack Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Paul Smith's 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.

Paul Smith's College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University


Does Paul Smith's College have any ROTC programs?

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

Paul Smith's College does not have any ROTC programs.

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