The Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS), is a private liberal arts college found in the year 1822. The campus is shared by both male and female students but the degrees are awarded to male students at Hobart and female students at William Smith College. The enrollment for 2018 fall was 2,229. Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, USA the university is spread across 320 acres.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges open applications for Fall and Spring.
|Year of Establishment||Hobart College for Men – 1822|
William Smith College for Women – 1908
|Type of College||Private|
|Affiliation||Pennsylvania State University|
|Location||Geneva, New York, United States|
|President||Joyce P. Jacobsen|
|Total Number of Students||2,229|
|Students Receiving Financial Aid||92%|
|Tuition Fee Range||USD 16,740 – USD 23,880|
|Test Scores Accepted||SAT and ACT scores|
|Language of Instruction||English|
The 320-acres campus is in the heart of New York State’s Finger Lakes Region. The campus has a diversity of students hailing from almost 35 countries and more than 50 languages are spoken on campus. In sports, Hobart and William Smith Colleges is part of the NCAA III.
Hobart and William Smith College offer diverse Bachelor and Master degrees. There are 45 majors and 68 minors which enhances the flexibility of the student and increases opportunities for research, study abroad, service-learning and building their confidence for a successful career.
The most popular majors at Hobart and William Smith Colleges are Economics, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Political Science and Government, Psychology and Biological Sciences. HWS offers special advising and degree programs on Health Professions, Pre-Business, Pre-Law Program, Teaching Certifications, and Joint Degree Programs.
Hobart and William Smith College is a residential campus. All the first-year students live on campus. The campus has all the basic facilities from banking, college health services, laundry facilities, and a high-quality television facility. Only 10% of students live off-campus. HWS’s residence hall complexes are divided into Co-ed residence and non-traditional housing.
The Co-Ed Residence Halls are:
Interested Candidates need to check the requirements for the course they are opting for on the official website of the college. The application processes for most programs vary from one another. However, there are a few common steps which are listed below.
How to Apply: Students can apply through the common application or download the forms and apply them via mail.
Application Fee: No application fee is charged for online application. 45 USD is charged for application sent via mail.
The last date to apply for Regular decision applicationis May 1st, 2020.
Interested applicants need to check their admission eligibility. The university offers candidates the option to choose whether SAT or ACT scores are to be considered for their candidature. If students want to enroll through a test-optional application, then their academic transcripts, essay, and recommendation letters will be taken into account for considering them for admission. Mentioned below are documents that are to be submitted during the time of admission:
The cost of attendance per student is mentioned below. Additional cost up to 2000 USD for books, supplies, and travels should also be kept in mind while estimating the cost of attendance.
HWS offers a wide range of merit-based scholarships to study in the USA to enhance affordability, to recognize and reward the talents of the students based on outstanding academic and personal achievement. Most of the scholarships are for students enrolled in full-time courses and a few part-time. The student needs to submit the HWS scholarship application form and SAT or ACT scores to be eligible for the scholarship. The scholarships which match the eligibility criteria of the student will then be notified by the university.
|Scholarship||Scolarship Amount||Eligibilty||Application Deadline|
|Presidential Scholarship for Inclusive Excellence||35,000 USD||GPA above 3.6 or equivalent and scored 1370 or above in SAT and 30 in the ACT.||January 15th|
|William Scandling ‘49 Trustee Scholarship||30,000 USD||3.7 GPA minimum or equivalent||January 15th|
|Elizabeth Blackwell ‘49 Pioneer in Science Scholarship||30,000 USD||3.7 GPA minimum or equivalent, 1370 SAT or 30 ACT, completed interview||January 15th|
|Trustee Scholarship for Environment Sustainability||30,000 USD||3.7 GPA minimum or equivalent, 1370 SAT or 30 ACT, completed interview||January 15th|
Students who want financial aid can work on-campus and off-campus to earn money and meet their college charges or personal expenses. Students are allowed to only work up to 20 hours per week during fall or spring semesters and up to 40 hours per week during official break weeks.
To be eligible to work on-campus, students need to fulfill the below-mentioned forms.
Students can also work off-campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfill the following conditions.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges have more than 20,000 alumni/ae all around the world. Notable alumni from Hobart and William Smith College include Elizabeth Blackewell (the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S.) and William Scandling (Founder of Saga Corporation). The university maintains a directory of all the alumni and helps them reconnect with each other. The university also conducts events to help the students grab internship or career opportunities through alumni.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$52,345 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Hobart and William Smith Colleges Enrollment||2304|
|Average Graduation Rate||77.5%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$52,345 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,300 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,250 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$700 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$14,250 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$700 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$700 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$700 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary