815 N. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-580-5570
http://www.skidmore.edu admissions@skidmore.edu
About Skidmore College
  • Year of Foundation 1903
  • Size of Campus 750 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,773
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 67%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $40,600
  • Room and Board $10,986
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 2,678
Founded more than a century ago and located in Saratoga Springs, New York, on a beautiful 890-acre campus, Skidmore is a highly regarded liberal arts college known for its creative approaches to just about everything. The college's core belief: creative thought matters. With a diverse student body of 2,400 from 50 countries and 50 states and a faculty of 240 dedicated teacher-scholars (student-to-faculty ratio: 9 to 1), Skidmore offers nearly 50 majors in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, as well as in career-specific fields such as management and business, social work, education, and exercise science. Add to this the prominence of the performing and visual arts, which have long set Skidmore apart. Faculty have earned recognition from Guggenheim, Pulitzer, and Emmy awards to fellowships and grants from Fulbright, MacArthur, and the National Science Foundation, among others.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alhpa Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Jewish Student Union, Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Raices, Ujima, Asian Cultural Awareness
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany, NY (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Saratoga Springs, NY (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Saratoga Springs, NY (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University N/A
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 74%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 420,650
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 30
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 13,684
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Subscriptions 936
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 250
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 9,259
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Museums The Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery
  • Number of e-books 3,608
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 200
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (RPI, Siena)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 55%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Memorial Sloan Kettering, Morgan Stanley, Harvard University, Cravath Swaine & Moore, Peace Corps, Teach in China, JP Morgan, Accenture
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 900
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (RPI)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 92%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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