Founded in 1903, Skidmore is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 men and women from 45 states and 70 countries (22% are domestic students of color, 9% international students, 5% with dual passports, and 13% are first-generation college students). The faculty-student ratio is 8:1. The College's 950-acre residential campus is located near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, on the edge of Saratoga Springs, New York, a city rich in history and known for its Victorian charm and modern cultural sophistication. Distinguished by a curriculum balanced in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with a focus on creative thought and action, Skidmore offers more than 40 majors in the liberal arts and preprofessional areas such as business, social work, and education studies, with ample opportunity for interdisciplinary study and double majors. The College grants the BA and BS degrees, as well an MA in liberal studies. Admission is highly competitive.
815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Varsity Sports: NCAA Division III: Women's: basketball, crew, equestrian, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, crew, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis.
Intramural Sports: basketball, football (coed), racquetball (coed), soccer (coed), tennis (coed), volleyball (coed).
Club Sports: Women's: ice hockey. Men’s: ice hockey. Coed: alpine ski team, cycling, martial arts, nordic ski team, polo team, running club, sailing club, snow sports, ultimate frisbee.
Clubs and Activities
213 Crew, Accents, Active Minds, Ad Liberal Artists (Ad-Libs), African Heritage Club, AIDS Benefit, Alpine Ski Team, American Red Cross Club, Animal Alliance, Anime Club, Asian Cultural Awareness (ACA) , Awkward Kids Talking, Bandersnatchers, BARE, Benef-Action, Breakbeats, Cabaret Troupe Club, Center for Sex and Gender, Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Christian Fellowship, Circus Club, Club Basketball, Cycling Club, Democracy Matters, DJs Annonymous, Drastic Measures, Dynamics, El Club Español, French Club, Environmental Action Coalition (EAC), Eromdiks (Yearbook), eSports, FeelGood, Feminist Action Network, Fight Club, Film Appreciation Troupe, Folio, Foundry Club, French Connection, Geology Club, Halfbreds (Men’s Hockey), HAYAT, Hillel, Hip Hop Alliance, HIPS Club, Humans versus Zombies (HvZ), International Student Union (ISU), Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir, Irish Dance Club, J Street U, Late Night Club, Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir, LINE Art Review, Lively Lucy’s Coffeehouse, Martial Arts Club, Model EU, Model UN, Model United Nations Club, Newman Club, NihonGo!, Nordic Ski Team , Outing Club , Paranormal Skidmore, Photography Club, Polo Club, Pre-Health Club, Pre-Law Club, Pro-Arts, Pulse!, Quidditch Club, Raices , Random Acts of Crafts (RAC), Rithmos, Running Club, Sailing Club, Sketchies, Skidaiko, SkidEats, SkidMarket, Skidmo' Daily, Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service (SCEMS), Skidmore Democrats, Skidmore Education Taking Action (SETA), Skidmore Literary Society, Skidmore News, Skidmore Pride Alliance, Skidmore Republicans, Skidomedy, SkidTV, Skizards, Snow Sports Club, Society of Physics Students, Sonneteers, Speaker's Bureau, Stompin' Soles, Student Entertainment Committee (SEC), Students United for Public Education (SUPE), Swing Set, Terpsichore, TGIFrolf, ThoroughBears (Ultimate Frisbee), Treble Makers, Ujima, UNICEF, Voices for Planned Parenthood (VOX), Women in Business, Women’s Hockey Club, WSPN Radio, Yoga Club.
Enrollment for Fall 2015
41% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 550 – 670
SAT math range: 560 – 673
ACT range: 26 – 30
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||4%||25%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||8.4%||12.5%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||63.7%||50%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||9.8%||0%|
|% Two or more races||4.1%||0%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||4.5%||12.5%|