Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science in Paul Smiths

Paul Smiths, NY

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Overview

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science offers 102-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 98%. 65.4% are women, and 34.6% are men. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is 23828$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $30646 and $41214 per year. 43% of full-time Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $32,600, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$23,828
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$19,704
$30,001 - $48,000$19,804
$48,001 - $75,000$22,853
$75,001 - $110,000$26,844
$110,001+$27,973

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 7300

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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27%

Types of financial aids

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874 of Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 98 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science number 136 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New York.

Students at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$32,600

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

18%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science.

Study abroad

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

Graduation Rate

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43%
BELOW AVERAGE

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science graduation rate is below the national average.

43% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

6 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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98%

In comparison to National Average

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 67%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 31%.

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98%
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In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 27%.

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98%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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30%

Total

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30%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

73%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science full-time retention rate is 73% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is 14:1, that means that for every 14 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

14:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

4

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in New York.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Paul Smith's College Main Campus

The campus located by 7777 State Route 30 address in Paul Smiths, New York.

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Paul Smith's College Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science with 1.23% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Paul Smith's College Main Campus are forcible sex offense, burglary, and arson.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science offers 102 programs in total: 63 are for Bachelor's degree, 36 - for Associate's degree, and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 481 universities in New York state. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is one of the few institutions in New York that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New York state average data to help you compare.

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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 876 students with 26276 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 7777 State Route 30

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +5183276000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: paulsmiths.edu

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