Skidmore College Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Skidmore College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Skidmore College? The school has a 29% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,670 out of 9,181 applicants were admitted making Skidmore College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Skidmore College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1190
SAT Scores for Skidmore College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1390
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Skidmore College?

Skidmore College typically requires applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 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 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 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

Skidmore College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1390 and Above Good >41%
1290 to 1390 Avg + 29%-41%
1190 to 1290 Avg - 19%-29%
1090 to 1190 Reach 12%-19%
Less than 1090 Low <12%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Skidmore College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for Skidmore College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Skidmore College?

Admission data indicates that Skidmore College 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. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Skidmore College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Skidmore College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >41%
28 to 30 Avg + 29%-41%
26 to 28 Avg - 19%-29%
24 to 26 Reach 12%-19%
Less than 24 Low <12%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Skidmore College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Skidmore College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,789 3,392 9,181
Accepted 1,648 1,022 2,670
Acceptance Rate 28% 30% 29%
Enrolled 419 295 714
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 29% 27%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 31 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

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

Skidmore College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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 Skidmore College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195526 IPEDS survey data for Skidmore College.