Hobart William Smith Colleges: Ranking & Review

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Geneva Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 547 1851
Top 11%

Hobart William Smith Colleges Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate64%62%66%
Enrolled undergraduates634309325
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,2441,1011,143

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. It’s free to apply for graduates.

Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores250
Percent of students submitting SAT scores39%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores189
Percent of students submitting ACT scores30%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Hobart William Smith Colleges Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $69,775 $69,775
Off-campus $69,775 $69,775
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,250 and other expenses per full academic year.

Hobart William Smith Colleges provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,800 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $52,345 $52,345
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,180 $1,180
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,636 $1,636
Tuition for Full-time graduates $13,086 $13,086
Fees for full-time graduates $810 $810

Programs and Degrees

Social Sciences 140 140
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 47 47
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 46 46
Psychology 41 41
English Language and Literature & Letters 40 40
Physical Sciences 32 32
Architecture and Related Services 25 25
History 24 24
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 23 23
Natural Resources and Conservation 20 20
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18 18
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 16 16
Visual and Performing Arts 15 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 9 9
Mathematics and Statistics 9 9
Education 8 8
Grand Total5308538

A total of 530 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Hobart William Smith Colleges.

At the master's level 8 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate81%76%84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesHWS
MottoPreparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, green
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff634
Instructional FTE234
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww2.hws.edu
Address337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, New York, 14456
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (315) 781 3654

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