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Skidmore College

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Campus Life and Facilities

Skidmore Says...

Saratoga Springs, 30 miles north of Albany, New York State's capital, is perennially short-listed as one of the most interesting and vibrant small cities in the U.S. Famed for "health, history, and horses"-its mineral waters, Revolutionary War battlefield, and the nation's oldest thoroughbred racetrack-Saratoga is equally renowned as an arts and cu... More More

Skidmore Students Say...

Located in "the city in the country" in upstate Saratoga Springs, New York (a “horse town” due to the famed racetracks), Skidmore is “very close to the Adirondacks and beautiful hiking.” The city itself is just a 15-minute walk from campus, and people often make a quick trip to nearby Lake George or to the mall. Aside from all the events going on, ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

815 North Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632

United States

Phone: 518-580-5570

Fax: 518-580-5584


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 95
Fire Safety Rating: 93
Green Rating: 60*
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 750.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.skidmore.edu/campus_safety/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 87.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students

gender neutral wing
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:87
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:10
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:3
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Thoroughbreds
Women's Sports Team Name:Thoroughbreds
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Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Siena
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 7
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: No
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell, HP, and Apple educational discount
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Murray-Aikins Dining Hall (substantial renovation), Northwoods Village Apartments, Slopeside Apartments, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Geographic Information Systems Center, Skidmore Analytical Interdisciplinary Lab, Microscopy Imaging Center, Bod Pod, Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometer (DXA), field hockey field, softball diamond, boathouse
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