Skidmore College: Statistics

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#1527 of 14,134 In the World
#435 of 2,597 In North America
#391 of 2,496 In the United States
#37 of 221 In New York State
#1 of 2 In Saratoga Springs
#450 of 1,002 For Criminology and Criminal Justice
Top50% For 11 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
32%
Average SAT
1312
Average ACT
29
Avg. cost to attend
$26,995 /y
Aid receiving
64%
Undergraduates
2,582
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Skidmore College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 32% 30% 34%
Applicants 10,433 4,111 6,322
Admissions 3,356 1,223 2,133
Freshmen enrolled full time 718 296 422

2,146 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

318 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
354 or 49%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1403
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Skidmore College are 1220-1403 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
175 or 24%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Skidmore College are 27-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1588 (62%)
Hispanic 261 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 258 (10%)
Black or African American 144 (6%)
Asian 140 (5%)
Two or more races 134 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 55 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,995/year
Average aid awarded
$47,285
Students receiving aid
64%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $10,780
$30-48K $15,235
$48-75K $16,176
$75-110K $26,123
$110K+ $44,862

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $57,066
Tuition in-state $57,066
Tuition out-of-state $57,066
Fee in-district $1,062
Fee in-state $1,062
Fee out-of-state $1,062

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,188
Combined charge for room and board $15,524
Room charge $9,178
Meal charge $6,346

Skidmore College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business & Commerce, General 92
Psychology, General 61
English Language and Literature, General 47
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 44
Political Science and Government, General 39
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 27
Economics, General 24
Sociology, General 23
Neuroscience 20
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 20
History, General 19
Environmental Studies 19
International Relations and Affairs 18
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18
Chemistry, General 16
Mathematics, General 16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 13
Anthropology, General 12
Physics, General 11
Dance, General 11
Environmental Science 11
American & United States Studies & Civilization 10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 10
Music History, Literature, and Theory 10
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Philosophy 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 6 1
Social Work 7
Geology & Earth Science, General 6
Spanish Language and Literature 5
French Language and Literature 5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
Religion & Religious Studies 4
Education, General 4
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
Grand Total 650 1
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 86% 87% 86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,033
Citations
66,275

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
723 / 14,882
Psychology
443 / 33,147
Medicine
304 / 9,958
Business
232 / 6,681
Biology
207 / 6,555
Computer Science
191 / 8,121
Social Psychology
176 / 24,140
Sociology
174 / 4,300
Environmental Science
173 / 6,534
Economics
168 / 1,540
Art & Design
159 / 1,287
Political Science
117 / 1,699
Physics
114 / 1,824
Demography
105 / 2,445
Child Psychology
99 / 11,536
Engineering
88 / 1,979
Chemistry
87 / 2,169
History
82 / 186
Cognitive Science
75 / 2,648
Mathematics
69 / 1,340
Gender Studies
63 / 773
Ecology
56 / 4,571
Clinical Psychology
47 / 2,846
Political Economy
43 / 532
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
42 / 24
Education Majors
42 / 1,427
Communications and Public Relations
42 / 1,044
Creative Writing
40 / 203
Art History
39 / 58
Astrophysics and Astronomy
38 / 795
Geography and Cartography
38 / 778
Law
37 / 419
Philosophy
37 / 157
Physical Therapy
36 / 2,089
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
36 / 575
Marketing
35 / 1,185
Sports / Exercise science
34 / 1,940
Biochemistry
34 / 1,380
International Business
33 / 252
Literature
32 / 62

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 210
1992 26 193
1993 21 198
1994 20 254
1995 35 322
1996 27 420
1997 25 539
1998 25 547
1999 30 681
2000 25 733
2001 44 784
2002 37 1028
2003 47 1270
2004 52 1585
2005 50 1912
2006 35 2179
2007 48 2259
2008 58 2885
2009 64 3872
2010 99 3788
2011 87 4367
2012 118 4431
2013 101 4896
2014 134 5695
2015 157 5660
2016 117 5264
2017 139 5267
2018 147 5260
2019 150 5928
2020 198 7035
2021 160 8538

Skidmore College alumni

  1. Jon Bernthal

    Jon Bernthal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Jonathan Edward Bernthal is an American actor. Beginning his career in the early 2000s, he came to prominence for portraying Shane Walsh on the AMC horror series The Walking Dead (2010–2012; 2018), where he was a starring cast member in the first two seasons. Bernthal achieved further recognition as The Punisher in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), originating the role on the second season of the Netflix action series Daredevil (2016) and headlining an eponymous series from 2017 to 2019; Bernthal's likeness was also used for the character in the Marvel Comics series The Punisher: War Machine (2017) and an ongoing Punisher comic book series. His film roles include Snitch (2013), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Fury (2014), Sicario (2015), The Accountant (2016), Baby Driver (2017), Wind River (2017), Widows (2018), Ford v Ferrari (2019), Those Who Wish Me Dead, King Richard, and The Many Saints of Newark (all 2021).

  2. Lake Bell

    Lake Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Lake Siegel Bell is an American actress, screenwriter and director. She has starred in various television series, including Boston Legal (2004–2006), Surface (2005–2006), How to Make It in America (2010–2011), Childrens Hospital (2008–2016), and Bless This Mess (2019–2020) and in films including Over Her Dead Body (2008), What Happens in Vegas (2008), It's Complicated (2009), No Strings Attached (2011), Million Dollar Arm (2014), No Escape (2015), Man Up (2015), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Shot Caller (2017) and Home Again (2017).

  3. Ariana Richards

    Ariana Richards
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorpaintertelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Ariana Clarice Richards is an American painter and former actress. She is best known for her role as Lex Murphy in the blockbuster film Jurassic Park. Richards won several Young Artist Awards for her acting as a child, but as an adult has focused primarily on her art career.

  4. Kelly Curtis

    Kelly Curtis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Kelly Lee Curtis is an American actress. She is known for her roles in Magic Sticks, and The Devil's Daughter (1991).

General info

Founded 1911
Motto Scuto amoris divini
Under the shield of divine love
Colors yellow, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 933
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 815 N Broadway
Saratoga Springs, New York, 12866
United States
City population 28,000
Phone 5185805000
Fax +1 (518) 580 5584

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