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Smith College Admission Requirements

Northampton, Massachusetts

Chances of getting into Smith College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
31%
Admission Difficulty for Smith College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Smith College and can I get accepted? The school has a 31% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,789 out of 5,780 applicants were admitted making Smith College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Smith College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Smith College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Smith College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Smith College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

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Smith College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Smith College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Smith College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.92
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Smith College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Smith College was 3.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Smith College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Smith College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 54% Good
3.50 to 3.75 30% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 13% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 3% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 N/A% Low
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

66% of Smith College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Smith College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 66%
Top 25% of class 90%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Smith College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,780 0 5,780
Accepted 1,789 0 1,789
Acceptance Rate 31% 31%
Enrolled 613 0 613
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 34%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Smith College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Smith College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Smith College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167835 IPEDS survey data for Smith College.

Frequently Asked Questions

31% of those who apply are granted admission to Smith College. Admission competition is high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.