7 College Lane Northampton, MA 01063 413-585-2500
About Smith College
  • Year of Foundation 1871
  • Size of Campus 147 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,642
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 100% Female, 78% out of state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 2,614
Smith College is a private, independent women's liberal arts college located in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. It is the largest member of the Seven Sisters. Smith is also a member of the Five Colleges consortium,[4] which allows its students to attend classes at four other Pioneer Valley institutions: Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[5] In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked it 14th among Best Liberal Arts Colleges.[6] Notable alumnae include Catharine MacKinnon, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Julia Child, Madeleine L'Engle, Sylvia Plath, Sherry Rehman, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Rochelle Lazarus, Laura D'Andrea Tyson and Yolanda King.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Al-Iman, Association of Smith Pagans, Baha'i Club, Dayspring, Eccumenical Christian Community, Hillel, Smith Christian Fellowship, Keystone, Newman Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Asian Students Association, Black Students Alliance, Bulgarian Club, South Asian Students of Smith, International Students Org, Italian Club, Korean American Students of Smith, Luso-Brazilian C
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Mountain Day, Rally Day, Ivy Day, Thursday Night Candlelight Dinner, Friday Afternoon Tea, Convocation, Celebrating Collaborations, Illumination Night, Float Night
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Hartford Connecticut (35), Boston, Massachusetts (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Springfield, Massachusetts (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Northampton, Massachusetts (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (98%), cooperative housing (1%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 67%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 33%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 46
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 90%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities Five College Consortium: Smith College, Amherst College, Mt. Holyoke College, Hampshire College, University of Massachusetts
  • Number of e-books 90,224
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Museums Hillyer Art Library, Werner Josten Library (music & theater), Young Science Library, Lyman Conservatory, Brown Fine Arts Center, Ainsworth/Scott Gymnasium and Indoor Track & Tennis facility, Center for Foreign Languages and Cultures, Clark Science Center,
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,500
  • Number Of Microforms 205,786
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 600
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,396,174
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 18
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 67,861
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 42
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,741
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,300
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 72%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UMass-Amherst)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (UMass-Amherst)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 52%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, University of California at Berkely, Harvard Medical School, COrnell University, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
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