Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts, is one of the largest liberal arts colleges for women in the U.S.

Nearly 40% of Smith students major in the sciences. The college is distinguished by a diverse student body and participation in the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. Through our open curriculum, students are free to choose from more than 1,000 classes at Smith and more than 6,000 courses among the 4 neighboring institutions. 

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Northhampton, Massachusetts
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College; Women's College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 30%
  • Average ACT range: 28-31
  • Average SAT score: 1340 (without writing included)
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Liberal Arts
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $78,418


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Softball; Women's Basketball; Women's Field Hockey; Women's Football / Soccer; Women's Lacrosse; Women's Rowing; Women's Swimming and Diving; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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