The acceptance rate at Hobart William Smith Colleges is 62%. It ranks #58 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Hobart William Smith Colleges is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,431 out of 3,931 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent (SAT 1180/1340 ACT 26/30). Hobart William Smith Colleges typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.54. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Hobart William Smith Colleges application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Hobart William Smith Colleges. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 44% of students submitted SAT scores and 22% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||670|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1260
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hobart William Smith Colleges?
Hobart William Smith Colleges typically prefers applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1100. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. Hobart William Smith Colleges ranks #24 in New York and #158 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28
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 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 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 #25 in New York and #157 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hobart William Smith Colleges.
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What GPA do you need to get into Hobart William Smith Colleges?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Hobart William Smith Colleges. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Hobart William Smith Colleges was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 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 62% of students who apply.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||17.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||14.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||14.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||15.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||2.0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
63% of Hobart William Smith Colleges freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||36%|
|Top 25% of class||63%|
|Top 50% of class||92%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||16%||16%|
Applicants have 5 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Hobart William Smith Colleges is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Hobart William Smith Colleges and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Considered but not required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191630 IPEDS survey data for Hobart William Smith Colleges.
44% of students submit their SAT scores to Hobart William Smith Colleges. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
62% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1180 and 1340. 44% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 30. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.