#164 Overall Influence #111 Desirability Rank

Smith College

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

From 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 elite 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

5,249

Acceptance

37%

Graduation Rate

87%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$53,940

Fees (in-state)

$284

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$6,075
30K - 48K$10,169
48K - 75K$16,394
75K - 110K$22,926
110K+$44,293

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,100

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

3K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Elm St, Northampton MA 01063

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

20 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

21 per 100K

Violent Crime

5 per 100K

What is Smith College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#40 World Rank
Literature
#101 World Rank
Education
#102 World Rank
Psychology
#98 World Rank
Political Science
#106 World Rank
History
#428 World Rank
Biology
#250 World Rank
Philosophy
#341 World Rank
Mathematics
#584 World Rank
Engineering
#90 World Rank
Sociology
#503 World Rank
Physics
#296 World Rank
Economics
#608 World Rank
Computer Science
#28 World Rank
Social Work
#160 World Rank
Anthropology
#390 World Rank
Religious Studies
#921 World Rank
Chemistry
#635 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#87 World Rank
Communications
#161 World Rank
Nursing
#222 World Rank
Law
#299 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#356 World Rank
Business
#375 World Rank
Medical

Influential People

Who are Smith College's Most influential alumni?

Smith College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Literature, and Communications

Jane Richards Roth

American judge

Harriet Doerr

Harriet Doerr

Novelist, short story writer, essayist

Kristine Mann

Kristine Mann

American psychologist

Randy Albelda

American economist

Nina Munk

American journalist

Jamie Fellner

American lawyer

Barbara Cooney

American writer and illustrator of children's books

Tori Murden

American ocean rower

Amy-Jill Levine

New Testament and Jewish studies scholar

Susan Goldin-Meadow

Susan Goldin-Meadow

American psychologist

Phebe Novakovic

American businesswoman and former intelligence officer

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

American journalist