Hobart William Smith Colleges Rankings

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In the World#1829 of 14178
In North America#563 of 2629
In the United States#514 of 2528
In New York State#47 of 221
In Geneva#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1273
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$37,761 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
2,061
Graduates
9
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
hws.edu

Hobart William Smith Colleges Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%64%68%
Applicants3,4261,6431,783
Admissions2,2641,0511,213
Freshmen enrolled full time460216244

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
239 or 52%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1180
or below

75% of them
had 1365
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hobart William Smith Colleges are 1180-1365 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
111 or 24%
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

White1500 (72%)
Hispanic129 (6%)
Black or African American121 (6%)
Nonresident Alien112 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown93 (4%)
Asian63 (3%)
Two or more races45 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$37,761/year
Average aid awarded
$34,279
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,283
$30-48K$21,255
$48-75K$26,135
$75-110K$32,468
$110K+$41,657

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$55,835$13,958
Tuition in-state$55,835$13,958
Tuition out-of-state$55,835$13,958
Fee in-district$1,195$825
Fee in-state$1,195$825
Fee out-of-state$1,195$825

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,900
Combined charge for room and board$15,345
Room charge$7,955
Meal charge$7,390

Hobart William Smith Colleges Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Economics, General57
Mass Communication & Media Studies52
Biology & Biological Sciences, General43
Political Science and Government, General33
Psychology, General29
Architecture and Related Services, Other22
Environmental Studies21
History, General19
Computer and Information Sciences, General17
Writing, General16
International Relations and Affairs15
Biochemistry14
Philosophy12
English Language and Literature, General11
Physics, General10
Education, General10
Anthropology10
Sociology9
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies8
Mathematics, General8
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs8
American & United States Studies & Civilization7
Chemistry, General7
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other7
Spanish Language and Literature6
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General6
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
Women's Studies4
Secondary Education and Teaching4
Music, General3
African Studies3
Dance, General2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Social Sciences, General2
Ancient & Classical Greek Language and Literature1
Gay & Lesbian Studies1
French Language and Literature1
Russian Studies1
Grand Total47312
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%76%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,736
Citations
83,830

Publication count by topic

Psychology
212
Sociology
202
Physics
169
Political science
151
Biology
117
Chemistry
75
History
74
Art
74
Philosophy
63
Environmental science
59
Geography
57
Geology
54
Computer science
48
Medicine
41
Economics
38
Mathematics
35
Business
24
Materials science
20
Engineering
9

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology7733,594
Physics78615,855
Art865123
Political science9261,208
History958136
Philosophy111285
Psychology12237,746
Geology12811,270
Geography12871,155
Economics15141,256
Environmental science18641,072
Medicine19084,082
Business2464357
Biology24733,166
Computer science3170625
Chemistry32941,056
Mathematics3641212
Engineering391299
Materials science4145144

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011104
199114140
199225138
199323157
19949252
199524186
199622191
199712200
199815254
199913228
200020331
200113252
200224374
200324545
200436642
200533780
2006331087
2007441325
2008621556
2009661817
2010582363
2011452492
2012502542
2013572908
2014833059
2015783153
2016682972
20171322700
2018752969
2019883316
2020923484

General info

Alternative namesHWS
Founded1822
WikipediaHobart and William Smith Colleges
MottoPreparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence
Colorspurple, green
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff578
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, New York, 14456
United States
City population13,000
Phone3157813000
Fax+1 (315) 781 3654

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