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Paul Smith's College Admission Requirements

Paul Smiths, New York

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Chances of getting into Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.4%
Admission Difficulty for Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Paul Smith's College and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #66 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 865 out of 1,283 applicants were admitted making Paul Smith's College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Paul Smith's College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Paul Smith's College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Paul Smith's College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.8
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science?

You can get into Paul Smith's College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science was 2.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #121 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 Paul Smith's College accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

56% of Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 5%
Top 25% of class 17%
Top 50% of class 44%
Lower 50% of class 56%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 620 650 1,283
Accepted 424 433 865
Acceptance Rate 68% 67% 67%
Enrolled 73 101 176
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 23% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194392 IPEDS survey data for Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science?

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Paul Smith's College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.