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SKIDMORE Creative Thought Matters ! “Creative thought matters is Skidmore’s slogan, and students Sampling of Graduate Schools echo it frequently enough to convince us that it’s more than Attended Boston University your standard college hype.” Princeton Review Cambridge (England) Columbia Location: Saratoga Springs, N.Y., cosmopolitan city of 30,000 about 30 minutes Cornell north of Albany and three hours from New York City, Boston, and Montreal Emory Georgetown Medical School Founded: 1903; became a four-year liberal arts college in 1922 Harvard Campus: 890 acres London School of Economics Program: Four-year, private, nondenominational, coeducational, liberal arts NYU Northeastern Degrees: B.A., B.S., M.A. (master of arts in liberal studies) Oxford (England) Courses Offered: More than 1,000 Pratt Institute Rutgers Enrollment: Approximately 2,400 students from 40 states and 40 countries Stanford Gender Mix: 41% men, 59% women U Penn Students of Color: 20% Majors Class Size: Average is 17; more than 93% of classes have fewer than 30 students, American Studies and 1% have more than 50 Anthropology Art (Studio) Admission: Highly competitive; over the last three years, Skidmore has received Art History between 5,800 and 7,400 applications annually for first-year classes targeted at 650 Asian Studies (including 36 students spending their first semester in London); an average of 40% Biology of applicants have been offered admission; an average of 38% have enrolled Early •Biology-Philosophy Decision; median SAT and ACT scores have ranged from 1300 to 1320, and 29 to 30. Business Faculty: 248 full-time; 84% hold the doctoral or highest degree in their fields •Business-French •Business-German Student-Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1 •Business-Spanish Off-Campus Study: Skidmore runs programs in Paris, Madrid, Alcalá, London, •Business-Economics and Beijing, and also provides support for an additional 140 approved programs •Business-Government abroad, as well as 200 domestic options through National Student Exchange. •Business-Mathematics Chemistry Student Clubs and Organizations: approximately 100 Classics Men’s and Women’s Varsity Sports: 19 Computer Science Club and Intramural Sports: approximately 20 Dance •Dance Theater Most Popular Majors Economics English •Economics-Sociology Government Education Studies Management and Business English Psychology •English-French Studio Art continued on reverse Skidmore College • Office of Admissions • 815 North Broadway • Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632 518-580-5570 • 800-867-6007 • email@example.com • www.skidmore.edu Creative Thought Matters •English-German Honors Forum Opportunity Program at Skidmore •English-Spanish Collaborative research (faculty- College: For information on Skidmore’s •English-Philosophy student summer program) Higher Education Opportunity Program Environmental Studies International and domestic (HEOP) and Academic Opportunity Program Exercise Science off-campus study options (AOP), please contact Admissions. French French Area Studies Student Clubs/Organizations Merit-based Scholarships Gender Studies Skidmore has an active co-curricular life. Porter Presidential Scholarship in Geosciences Some of the 100 clubs and organizations: Science and Mathematics German Breakbeats, Lively Lucy’s Coffeehouse, $15,000 annually ($60,000 over four Government Skidomedy, SkidTV, WSPN Radio, Hillel, years)—to five to seven students •Government-French Alpine Skiing, Outing Club, Bandersnatchers Filene Music Scholarship •Government-German (a cappella), Lift Every Voice (gospel choir), $12,000 annually ($48,000 over four •Government-Spanish El Club Espanol, Pre-med, Asian Cultural years)—to four students •Government-History Association, Hip Hop Alliance, International •Government-Philosophy Student Union, Benef-Action (student volun- Costs 2011–2012 History teer network), Environmental Action Club. $41,520 tuition; $860 fees; $6,684 room; •History-Philosophy and $4,620 board International Affairs Intercollegiate Varsity Sports Mathematics (NCAA Division III) Visits and Interviews Music Baseball (men) Skidmore welcomes visits, especially May Neuroscience Basketball (men, women) through January. Interviews are offered Philosophy Field Hockey (women) weekdays and on Saturday mornings from Physics Golf (men) September through January, and in April, Psychology Ice Hockey (men) July, and August. Appointments: 800-867- •Psychology-Sociology Lacrosse (men, women) 6007 or 518-580-5570. Religious Studies Riding (women) Self-Determined Major Rowing (men, women) Key Dates Social Work Soccer (men, women) November 15: Application deadline for Sociology Softball (women) Round I Early Decision •Sociology-Anthropology Swimming and Diving January 15: Application deadline for Spanish (men, women) Regular Admission Theater Tennis (men, women) January 15: Application deadline for Volleyball (women) Round II Early Decision Minors April 1: Application deadline for fall Most majors have corresponding minors. Financial Aid Transfer Admission Minors are also available in arts administra- More than half of Skidmore’s students tion, early childhood education, Italian, and receive some form of financial assistance. Directions: Take Interstate 87 (the Adiron- Latin American studies. Aid is awarded on the basis of demonstrated dack Northway) to Exit 14 and head west financial need and is provided in the form of toward downtown Saratoga Springs on Special Academic Options a student-aid “package” that usually includes Union Avenue. Where Union ends at Circu- Pre-medical program a grant, campus job, and loan. The Admissions lar Street, take a right. Then take your first Pre-law advising Committee makes every effort to meet the left onto Spring Street. At the first stoplight, 4+1 M.B.A. programs demonstrated need of all admitted take a right onto Broadway and go straight (Clarkson, Union Graduate candidates. through six traffic lights onto N. Broadway. College) Proceed one-half mile to the Skidmore 3+2 dual degree engineering Quick Facts campus. (The Admissions Office is on the programs (Clarkson, Skidmore annually gives approximately right just past the College’s main entrance.) Dartmouth, RPI) $40 million in financial aid. 4+1 M.A.T. program (Union The average 2010–2011 freshman financial College) aid package: $35,750. 4+1 / 4+2 dual degree Range of packages: $2,000 to $55,000. programs in physical and occupational 44% of students receive need-based grants. therapy (Sage Graduate School) 52% receive some form of financial aid. Internships (for academic credit) More than 50 service-learning courses !
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