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Hobart William Smith Colleges Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

63.9%
Admission Difficulty for Hobart William Smith Colleges
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Hobart William Smith Colleges? The school has a 64% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,817 out of 4,407 applicants were admitted making Hobart William Smith Colleges a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. Hobart William Smith Colleges typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1220-1390
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for Hobart William Smith Colleges
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1220
SAT Scores for Hobart William Smith Colleges
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1390
Estimated Average SAT 1310
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 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hobart William Smith Colleges admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1390 and Above Good >75%
1305 to 1390 Avg + 64%-75%
1220 to 1305 Avg - 51%-64%
1135 to 1220 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 1135 Low <38%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
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 31
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 30
Estimated Average ACT 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. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hobart William Smith Colleges.

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 >77%
27 to 30 Avg + 64%-77%
25 to 27 Avg - 54%-64%
23 to 25 Reach 43%-54%
Less than 23 Low <43%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Hobart William Smith Colleges accepts 64% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Hobart William Smith Colleges admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,347 2,060 4,407
Accepted 1,538 1,279 2,817
Acceptance Rate 66% 62% 64%
Enrolled 325 309 634
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 24% 23%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hobart William Smith Colleges and what considerations affect 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

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