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Study at Skidmore College

Skidmore College is located in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States. It was established in 1903 by Lucy Skidmore Scribner to meet the educational needs of women in the Saratoga Springs area. This college offers degrees and certificate programs in a wide range of subjects including management and business, computer science, neuroscience, business, education studies, and religion.

The men s sports teams participate in basketball, swimming and diving, tennis, baseball, ice hockey, golf, crew, soccer, and lacrosse. The women s teams participate in riding, field hockey, softball, swimming and diving, volleyball, tennis, soccer, basketball and crew. Skidmore college is home to many student clubs and organizations includin the American Studies Club, Christian Fellowship, Environmental Action Club, Film Appreciation Troupe, International Affairs Club, Photography Club, and Pi Mu Epsilon.

Profile of Skidmore College

Skidmore College is located in Saratoga Springs, NY (a small suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Skidmore College is the Master s degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in music, drama and performing arts, fine arts, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Skidmore College Selectivity

Skidmore College does not offer open admission. The school admitted just 39% of applicants in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 580. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 580 and 670.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Skidmore College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student enrolment

Skidmore College had 2,863 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. Skidmore College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Skidmore College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association.

Skidmore College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts310liberal arts and sciences, English, political science, Spanish language, economics, anthropology, American studies, history, . . .
Business and Management89 business, business and related services
Fine Arts 64fine arts studies, art history and criticism
Therapy and Counseling53 psychology, psychology courses
Science 34biology, chemistry, geology, physics, biochemistry, biological and biomedical sciences
Drama and Performing Arts 22drama, dance
Education and Teaching21elementary school teaching
Conservation and Resource Management 18environmental studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16exercise science
Music11music history and theory
Religion and Philosophy10philosophy, religion
Family and Social Work10social work
Medicine8neuroscience
Mathematics6mathematics
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science

Contact: Skidmore College

Skidmore College

815 N Broadway

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

General Phone: (518) 580-5000

http://www.skidmore.edu

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