Neilson Library at Smith College.

Smith College

#T-123, overall score 43.5/100

Fun Fact:

Every fall on “Mountain Day,” the college president surprises students by cancelling classes, freeing students to hold outdoor activities like picnics or hiking.

ACADEMICS Score: 25/30

  • Score: 25/30
  • Acceptance rate: 37%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $47,904
  • Room & board costs: $16,010
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $32,712

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Northampton, Mass.
  • Region: New England
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Liberal Arts: Yes
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 2,478
  • Student origin: 20% in-state / 80% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: III
  • Ultimate Frisbee team: Luna Disc

ISRAEL Score: 11/20

JEWISH LIFE Score: 7.5/40

  • Score: 7.5/40
  • Hillel: None (Smith College Jewish Community is not affiliated with Hillel International)
  • Chabad: Chabad at the Four Colleges
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 1
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 3 (1 Orthodox, 1 Conservative, 1 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Betty Friedan

Correction August 14, 2017: An earlier version of this profile incorrectly noted that Smith College had an affiliated Hillel chapter.

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