The Best & Worst

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Best & Worst

Best Of

  1. 1
    Accessible professors and top-notch academics
  2. 2
    A cappella jams
  3. 3
    "The green" on a nice day
  4. 4
    Huge dorm rooms
  5. 5
    Not sharing a bathroom with a whole floor
  6. 6
    Walks on the covered walkways and roofs
  7. 7
    Window seats in the dorms
  8. 8
    Fun Day
  9. 9
    Saratoga Springs and the great social life
  10. 10
    Tang Teaching Museum and the dining hall ("d-hall")
  11. 11
    Interesting people

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
92% of students return after their first year.
Commitment to Teaching
There are 9 students for every member of faculty on campus.
Proven Success
88% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
93% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
77% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
75% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Safe Campus
58% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Highly Satisfied Students
81% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
52% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Learn from the Best
88% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 69% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

  1. 1
    Finding a parking spot
  2. 2
    Getting a library computer during finals
  3. 3
    Lots of cigarette smokers
  4. 4
    Library hours
  5. 5
    Men/women ratio
  6. 6
    Lack of school spirit
  7. 7
    After a while, the cold/snow gets kind of old.
  8. 8
    Stereotypes of Skidmore students
  9. 9
    Lack of diversity
  10. 10
    Lack of stuff to do for underagers

Facts & Statistics

Tuition is a steep $44,170, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $6,944.
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