Skidmore College

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Skidmore College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Saratoga Springs, NY, a predominately suburban area. There are around 3,100 students enrolled per year at Skidmore College.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Skidmore College. A score between 1700 - 2040 on the SAT exam, or 26 - 30 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Skidmore College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.42 - 3.71. Approximately 40 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Skidmore College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 23 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at skidmore.edu.

Overall Skidmore College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

35.1%

The overall acceptance rate for Skidmore College was reported as 35.1% in Fall 2013 with over 8,290 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1700 - 2040
  • ACT Scores: 26 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.42 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into Skidmore College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Skidmore College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Skidmore College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 42.3%
  • 2010-2011: 46.8%
  • 2011-2012: 42.1%
  • 2012-2013: 41.9%
  • 2013-2014: 35.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 40.0%

How Does Skidmore College Compare?

35.1%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Skidmore College is fifty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Union College37.3%
The Sage Colleges56.6%
Siena College68.1%
Bennington College64.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants8,28534.2%65.8%
Admitted2,90435.8%64.2%
Enrolled66039.5%60.5%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Skidmore College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading560 - 680
Math570 - 670
Writing570 - 690
Total Score1700 - 2040
ACT®Score Range
English26 - 33
Math25 - 29
Composite Score26 - 30
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