#154 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

Income Average 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

#42 World Rank
Literature
#103 World Rank
Education
#96 World Rank
Psychology
#97 World Rank
Political Science
#98 World Rank
History
#249 World Rank
Philosophy
#350 World Rank
Biology
#312 World Rank
Mathematics
#468 World Rank
Engineering
#89 World Rank
Sociology
#369 World Rank
Physics
#13 World Rank
Social Work
#430 World Rank
Computer Science
#302 World Rank
Economics
#167 World Rank
Anthropology
#386 World Rank
Religious Studies
#713 World Rank
Chemistry
#499 World Rank
Earth Sciences

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 Literature, Education, and Psychology

Jane Leslie Conly

American children's writer

Jane Richards Roth

American judge

Barbara Cooney

American writer and illustrator of children's books

Heidi Ravven

American philosopher

Amy-Jill Levine

New Testament and Jewish studies scholar

Wendy Schmidt

Philanthropist

Jeannie Cho Lee

Jeannie Cho Lee

South Korean wine critic

Nina Munk

American journalist

Harriet Doerr

Harriet Doerr

Novelist, short story writer, essayist

Cynthia Moss

American conservationist

Eunice Carter

American lawyer

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

American journalist