Hobart William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY 14456


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,271
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 13%
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,950 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Hobart William Smith Colleges is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,613 applications and 2,675 students were granted admission. Hobart William Smith Colleges is at the #56 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

In Fall 2016, 23% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 27% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1160 to 1350
ACT26 to 30

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Hobart William Smith Colleges's tuition was $50,432 for all students regardless of residency (88.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Hobart William Smith Colleges's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,627 (which is 5.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Hobart William Smith Colleges in 2016-2017, was 361, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,823 (which is 1.2% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Hobart William Smith Colleges has enrolled a total of 2,271 students (2,255 students full-time and 16 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,271 students, 19 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 2,262 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 9 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Black/African American: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Hispanic: 5%

Asian: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Hobart William Smith Colleges.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 15% 54
Natural Resources And Conservation 8% 30
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 22
Visual And Performing Arts 5% 20
History 5% 20
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 5% 18
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 16
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 4% 16
Mathematics And Statistics 3% 12
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Hobart William Smith Colleges full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Hobart William Smith Colleges graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,100. Last year, out of the total 506 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 506 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 593 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 563 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $38,100 $51,200
Employment Rate 100% 95%
Total Graduates 506 593

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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