Smith

Smith College

Smith
#231 / #82
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#111
Most Desirable School
Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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About Smith College

According to Wikipedia, Smith College is a private liberal arts women's college in Northampton, Massachusetts. It was chartered in 1871 by Sophia Smith and opened in 1875. It is the largest member of the historic Seven Sisters colleges, a group of women's colleges in the Northeastern United States. Smith is also a member of the Five College Consortium, along with four other nearby institutions in the Pioneer Valley: Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst; students of each college are allowed to attend classes at any other member institution. On campus are Smith's Museum of Art and Botanic Garden, the latter designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

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Smith College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
6,06430%91%

How Much Does Smith College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$56,114
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$9,215
30K - 48K$9,672
48K - 75K$16,427
75K - 110K$21,748
110K+$46,873

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Smith College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Smith College, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,100 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Smith College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
3,1382,475663

Where is Smith College?

Smith College is located at Elm St, Northampton MA 01063

How Safe is Smith College?

Smith College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Northampton has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Smith College Known For?

Smith College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Smith College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Social Work
#15
World Rank
#14
Historical Rank
#14
USA Rank
social-work Degrees
Literature
#89
World Rank
#95
Historical Rank
#31
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Sociology
#104
World Rank
#113
Historical Rank
#38
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Psychology
#103
World Rank
#80
Historical Rank
#58
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Education
#203
World Rank
#206
Historical Rank
#62
USA Rank
education Degrees
Political Science
#235
World Rank
#242
Historical Rank
#67
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
History
#174
World Rank
#178
Historical Rank
#67
USA Rank
history Degrees
Physics
#360
World Rank
#396
Historical Rank
#89
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Anthropology
#241
World Rank
#260
Historical Rank
#90
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Philosophy
#303
World Rank
#314
Historical Rank
#96
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Mathematics
#433
World Rank
#458
Historical Rank
#113
USA Rank
math Degrees
Economics
#492
World Rank
#447
Historical Rank
#119
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Biology
#420
World Rank
#419
Historical Rank
#126
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Religious Studies
#550
World Rank
#557
Historical Rank
#126
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Chemistry
#599
World Rank
#626
Historical Rank
#133
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Earth Sciences
#618
World Rank
#594
Historical Rank
#153
USA Rank
earth-science Degrees
Computer Science
#608
World Rank
#612
Historical Rank
#162
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Engineering
#860
World Rank
#877
Historical Rank
#174
USA Rank
engineering Degrees

Who Are Smith College's Most Influential Alumni?

Smith College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Literature. Here are some of Smith College's most famous alumni:

Gloria Steinem
Gloria Steinem
An American activist and journalist .
Betty Friedan
Betty Friedan
An American activist.
Julia Child
Julia Child
An American chef.
Chien-Shiung Wu
Chien-Shiung Wu
A Chinese-American experimental physicist.
Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath
An American poet and writer .
Piper Kerman
Piper Kerman
An American felon and author.
Mary Whiton Calkins
Mary Whiton Calkins
An American philosopher and psychologist.
Laura Tyson
An American business academic.
Madeleine L'Engle
Madeleine L'Engle
An American writer 1918-2007.
Margaret Mitchell
Margaret Mitchell
An American author and journalist .
Jane Yolen
Jane Yolen
An American speculative fiction and children's writer.
Natalie Zemon Davis
Natalie Zemon Davis
A Canadian-American historian.

Who Are Smith College's Most Influential Faculty?

Smith College's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Literature. Here are some of Smith College's most famous alumni:

Ileana Streinu
Ileana Streinu
A Romanian-American computer scientist and mathematician.
Michael Kulikowski
An American historian.
Julianna Tymoczko
An American mathematician.
Rachel Simmons
An American writer.
Ben Baumer
An American statistician and sabermetrician.
Kate Soper
An American composer, soprano, and writer.