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Skidmore College

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Admissions

Skidmore Says...

Those seeking admission to Skidmore's first-year class should complete a secondary school curriculum that includes at least 16 credits in college-preparatory courses. The Admissions Committee is also pleased to consider applications from qualified high school juniors who plan to accelerate and enter college early. Applicants typically have complete... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

815 North Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632

United States

Phone: 518-580-5570

Fax: 518-580-5584

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 94
SAT:
% Submitting Score:78%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:560 - 680
     Math Middle 50%:570 - 670
     Writing Middle 50%:570 - 690
ACT:
% Submitting Score:31%
     ACT Middle 50%:26 - 30
     Math Middle 50%:25 - 29
     English Middle 50%:26 - 33
     Writing Middle 50%:8 - 9
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:45%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:81%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:59%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 8,285
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,904
Total of accepted students who enroll: 660
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 93%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $65.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/15
Early Decision Notification Date: 12/15
Early Decision II Application Deadline: 01/15
Early Decision II Notification Date: 02/15
Regular Application Deadline: 01/15
Regular Notification Date: 04/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $500.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: No
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 2 years
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Important
Standardized Test Scores:Considered
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Important
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:0
     English:0
     Mathematics:0
     Science:0
     Lab Science:0
     Foreign Language:0
     Social Studies:0
     History:0
     Academic Electives:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:0
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
     Lab Science:3
     Foreign Language:4
     Social Studies:4
     History:0
     Academic Electives:0
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    94
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    560 - 680
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    570 - 670
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    570 - 690
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    26 - 30
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    25 - 29
  •      English Middle 50%:
    26 - 33
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    8 - 9
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    11/15
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/15
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