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Hobart William Smith Colleges Admission Requirements

Geneva, New York

Chances of getting into Hobart William Smith Colleges

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
57.2%
Admission Difficulty for Hobart William Smith Colleges
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Hobart William Smith Colleges and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #56 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,546 out of 4,453 applicants were admitted making Hobart William Smith Colleges a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 27 percent. Hobart William Smith Colleges typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Hobart William Smith Colleges SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1150-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT
44%
SAT Scores for Hobart William Smith Colleges
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for Hobart William Smith Colleges
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1340
Average SAT Score 1250

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hobart William Smith Colleges?

Hobart William Smith Colleges typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hobart William Smith Colleges admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >69%
1245 to 1340 Avg + 57%-69%
1150 to 1245 Avg - 44%-57%
1055 to 1150 Reach 31%-44%
Less than 1055 Low <31%
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Hobart William Smith Colleges ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
22%
ACT Scores for Hobart William Smith Colleges
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Hobart William Smith Colleges
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Hobart William Smith Colleges?

Admission data indicates that Hobart William Smith Colleges regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #22 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hobart William Smith Colleges.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hobart William Smith Colleges admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >71%
27 to 30 Avg + 57%-71%
25 to 27 Avg - 46%-57%
23 to 25 Reach 36%-46%
Less than 23 Low <36%
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Hobart William Smith Colleges GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.32
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Hobart William Smith Colleges. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hobart William Smith Colleges was 3.32 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #58 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hobart William Smith Colleges accepts 57% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Hobart William Smith Colleges students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

63% of Hobart William Smith Colleges freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Hobart William Smith Colleges students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 34%
Top 25% of class 63%
Top 50% of class 90%
Bottom 50% of class 10%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Hobart William Smith Colleges admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,285 2,168 4,453
Accepted 1,354 1,192 2,546
Acceptance Rate 59% 55% 57%
Enrolled 321 290 611
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 24% 24%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hobart William Smith Colleges and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hobart William Smith Colleges
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

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St Lawrence University

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Messiah College

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191630 IPEDS survey data for Hobart William Smith Colleges.

FAQs

Does Hobart William Smith Colleges prefer SAT or ACT?

44% of students submit their SAT scores to Hobart William Smith Colleges. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Hobart William Smith Colleges?

57% of those who apply are granted admission to Hobart William Smith Colleges. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Hobart William Smith Colleges?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1340. 44% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Hobart William Smith Colleges?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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