Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, NY

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Overview

Skidmore College offers 126-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 37%. The most popular test is SAT - 74% of students submitted it in comparison to 37% of students who submitted ACT. 40.9% are women, and 59.1% are men. 8% percents of international students. Skidmore College is a member of 4 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Skidmore College is 27173$, that is above national average. 86% of full-time Skidmore College students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $43,000, 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 Skidmore College 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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$27,173
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By Family Income

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

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$11,354
$30,001 - $48,000$8,754
$48,001 - $75,000$17,791
$75,001 - $110,000$21,866
$110,001+$44,377

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

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

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 7728

  • 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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28%

Types of financial aids

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1276 of Skidmore College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 48 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Skidmore College number 44 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New York.

Students at Skidmore College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$43,000

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

Disability services

8%

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

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

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 Skidmore College.

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

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

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball

Graduation Rate

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86%
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Skidmore College graduation rate is above the national average.

86% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Skidmore College 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 consideration 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 institutions.

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

12 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank

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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37%

In comparison to National Average

Skidmore College acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 67%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 30%.

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37%
BELOW AVERAGE

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 Skidmore College acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 34%.

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37%
BELOW AVERAGE

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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22%

Total

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22%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

94%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Skidmore College full-time retention rate is 94% 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, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Skidmore College students submitting SAT scores

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74%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1670 - 2013

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 550 - 670
Math: 560 - 673
Writing: 560 - 670

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Skidmore College students submitting ACT scores

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37%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
26 - 30

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 26 - 32
Math: 24 - 29
Writing: 8 - 9

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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For the High School Class of 2016:
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For the High School Class of 2017:
Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Skidmore College is 8:1, that means that for every 8 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

8:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

224
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8%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Skidmore College 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 Skidmore College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Skidmore College

The campus located by 815 N Broadway address in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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Skidmore College 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 Skidmore College with 1.21% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Skidmore College are burglary, arson, and forcible sex offense.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Skidmore College offers 126 programs in total: 123 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Master's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 481 universities in New York state. Skidmore College is one of the few institutions in New York that offers a Bachelor'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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Skidmore College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2703 students with 81077 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 7 with 179 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 815 N Broadway

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +5185805000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: skidmore.edu

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