Paul Smith's College of Arts and Sciences
Paul Smith’s College is a private, four-year, co-ed college which offers Bachelor's and Associate degrees. The college is located on the shores of Lower St. Regis Lake, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York State. There are two schools including the School of Natural Resource Management and Ecology and the School of Commercial, Applied and Liberal Arts. Degree programs include: School of Natural Resource Management and Ecology: general biology (BS); ecological restoration (BS); environmental sciences (BS); forestry with the following concentrations: biology (BS), ecological forest management (BS), and forest operations (BS); fisheries and wildlife sciences with concentrations (BS) in fisheries or wildlife; natural resources conservation & management (BS); park and conservation management (BS); sustainable communities & working landscapes (BS); arboriculture and landscape management (AAS); forest technology (AAS); surveying technology (AAS). School of Commercial, Applied and Liberal Arts: baking arts and service management (BPS); communication (BS); culinary arts and service management (BPS); entrepreneurial business studies (BS); environmental studies (BA); food service management (BPS); hotel resort and tourism management (BS); integrative studies (BA, BS, AA, AS); recreation, adventure education and leisure management (BS); baking and pastry arts (AAS); culinary arts (AAS); hotel restaurant management (AAS). Active, hands-on learning is the central component of every program offered at Paul Smith’s College. Students use state-of-the-art culinary, baking and science labs; train in on-campus restaurants, and connect with several restaurants, hotels and resorts for externships, make maple syrup at the Sugar Bush; help run the campus sawmill; learn surveying with the latest GIS equipment; conduct real world practicums, and utilize the six-million-acre Adirondack Park and hundreds of connections world-wide for meaningful internships.
P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265
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Varsity Sports: USCAA: Women's: basketball, cross country, soccer, volleyball. Men's: basketball, cross country, soccer.
Intercollegiate Lumberjack Sports: men's and women's woodsmen's teams. AS Collegiate: men's rugby.
Non-Conference Sports: Women's: canoe racing, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, soccer, volleyball. Men's: canoe racing, flag football, nordic skiing (men, women), snowshoeing, soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, woodsmen's team (men, women).
Club Sports: Men's: rugby. Coed: biking, forestry, fly-fishing, canoe, rock-climbing, rugby, striders, woodsmen, ski and snowboard, white water kayaking.
Clubs and Activities
ADK Mycology Club, Anime and Gaming Club, Art Club, Baking and Pastry Club, BGLAD, Birding Club, Culinary Club, Draft Horse Club, Fish & Game Club, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forestry Club, HSMAI, IVCF, Medical Emergency Response Team, PSC Outing Club, PSC Society of Ecological Restoration, Rugby, Society of American Foresters, Students for Environmental Action Club, Ski & Snowboard, Surveying and Mapping, The Wildlife Society, Veteran's Club
Enrollment for Fall 2015
1.6% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 280 – 720
SAT math range: 230 – 730
ACT range: 12 – 31
78.5% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
20.2% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||1.8%||n/a|
|% Hispanic / Latino||3.7%||n/a|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||67.3%||n/a|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||0.3%||n/a|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0%||n/a|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||0.6%||n/a|
|% Two or more races||1.6%||n/a|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||24.6%||n/a|