Hobart William Smith Colleges: Statistics

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#1761 of 14,131 In the World
#510 of 2,597 In North America
#462 of 2,496 In the United States
#42 of 221 In New York State
#437 of 1,068 For Military science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
62%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$38,247 /y
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
1,824
Graduates
9
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
hws.edu

Hobart William Smith Colleges Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 62% 61% 63%
Applicants 3,931 1,863 2,068
Admissions 2,431 1,136 1,295
Freshmen enrolled full time 390 184 206
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
176 or 45%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1180
or below

75% of them
had 1340
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hobart William Smith Colleges are 1180-1340 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
90 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 26
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hobart William Smith Colleges are 26-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1302 (71%)
Hispanic 131 (7%)
Black or African American 123 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 93 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 76 (4%)
Two or more races 52 (3%)
Asian 50 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$38,247/year
Average aid awarded
$36,128
Students receiving aid
93%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $14,226
$30-48K $21,954
$48-75K $26,463
$75-110K $36,895
$110K+ $45,782

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $57,400$14,350
Tuition in-state $57,400$14,350
Tuition out-of-state $57,400$14,350
Fee in-district $1,250$850
Fee in-state $1,250$850
Fee out-of-state $1,250$850

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,800
Combined charge for room and board $15,876
Room charge $8,275
Meal charge $7,601

Hobart William Smith Colleges Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Economics, General 62
Mass Communication & Media Studies 46
Psychology, General 36
English Language and Literature, General 31
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 28
Architecture and Related Services, Other 24
Political Science and Government, General 23
History, General 22
Environmental Studies 18
Computer and Information Sciences, General 15
Biochemistry 13
Sociology, General 13
Mathematics, General 12
International Relations and Affairs 11
Physics, General 9
Education, General 9
Fine & Studio Arts, General 8
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 6
Dance, General 6
Writing, General 6
Philosophy 6
Asian Studies & Civilization 5
Chemistry, General 5
American & United States Studies & Civilization 4
Music, General 4
Anthropology, General 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Social Sciences, General 4
Women's Studies 4
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 4
Secondary Education and Teaching 3
French Language and Literature 2
European Studies & Civilization 2
Russian Studies 2
Comparative Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Ancient & Classical Greek Language and Literature 1
Latin American Studies 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
African Studies 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Grand Total 459 7
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 77% 71% 82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,510
Citations
43,520

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
596 / 10,406
Environmental Science
227 / 5,142
Physics
208 / 17,389
Psychology
187 / 9,850
Sociology
186 / 3,852
Political Science
135 / 1,200
Medicine
131 / 6,439
Astrophysics and Astronomy
127 / 15,161
Biology
121 / 3,312
Art & Design
117 / 1,535
Economics
106 / 3,012
Business
94 / 3,103
Computer Science
84 / 1,420
Engineering
81 / 3,984
Chemistry
78 / 1,625
History
73 / 232
Social Psychology
68 / 3,648
Ecology
61 / 1,602
Law
60 / 529
Geography and Cartography
56 / 1,160
Philosophy
54 / 109
Political Economy
52 / 1,083
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
48 / 419
Demography
48 / 3,551
Child Psychology
45 / 2,522
Geology
45 / 1,159
Mathematics
45 / 856
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
43 / 45
Gender Studies
39 / 1,341
Clinical Psychology
37 / 3,212
Literature
34 / 93
Development Studies
34 / 843
Media Studies
29 / 32
Art History
29 / 239
Optical Engineering
29 / 2,735
Creative Writing
26 / 119
Classics and Ancient History
24 / 94
Environmental Management
24 / 673
Communications and Public Relations
23 / 172
Education Majors
23 / 1,274

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 158
1992 27 168
1993 28 195
1994 11 285
1995 25 215
1996 27 212
1997 14 229
1998 16 292
1999 15 257
2000 25 363
2001 15 279
2002 28 399
2003 27 585
2004 42 758
2005 35 938
2006 36 1153
2007 47 1449
2008 63 1688
2009 69 1943
2010 61 2337
2011 53 2500
2012 53 2632
2013 58 2902
2014 87 3192
2015 78 3153
2016 67 3139
2017 151 3019
2018 80 3443
2019 91 3793
2020 115 4254
2021 93 3909

Hobart William Smith Colleges alumni

  1. Brad Falchuk

    Brad Falchuk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in Hobart William Smith Colleges
    1989-1993 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    screenwriterwriterdirectorexecutive producershowrunner
    Biography

    Bradley Douglas Falchuk is an American television writer, director, and producer, best known for co-creating with Ryan Murphy the comedy-drama television series Glee, the drama series Pose, the horror comedy Scream Queens, the horror-drama anthology series American Horror Story, and spin off American Horror Stories. He was also a writer and executive producer for the television series Nip/Tuck and is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

  2. Christopher McDonald

    Christopher McDonald
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorcharacter actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Christopher McDonald is an American film, television and voice actor. He is best known for playing the villainous Shooter McGavin in the 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore. He also played Darryl Dickinson in Thelma & Louise (1991), Ward Cleaver in the film adaptation Leave It to Beaver (1997), Kent Mansley in The Iron Giant (1999), Tappy Tibbons in Requiem for a Dream (2000), and Mel Allen in the HBO film 61* (2001).

  3. Christian Camargo

    Christian Camargo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm producertelevision actorfilm actorfilm director
    Biography

    Christian Camargo is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Brian Moser in the Showtime drama Dexter, Michael Corrigan in the Netflix drama House of Cards and Eleazar in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2.

  4. Abigail Johnson

    Abigail Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    business executivebusinesspersonchief executive officer
    Biography

    Abigail Pierrepont Johnson is an American billionaire businesswoman. Since 2014, Johnson has been president and chief executive officer of American investment firm Fidelity Investments (FMR), and chair of its international sister company Fidelity International (FIL). Fidelity was founded by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II. Her father, Edward C. "Ned" Johnson III, remained chair emeritus of FMR until his death in March 2022. As of March 2013, the Johnson family owned a 49% stake in the privately-held company, with Johnson herself holding an estimated 24.5%.

General info

Alternative names HWS
Founded 1822
Motto Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence
Colors purple, green
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 510
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, New York, 14456
United States
City population 13,000
Phone 3157813000
Fax +1 (315) 781 3654

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