SKIDMORE COLLEGE, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK - ADMISSION

Saratoga Springs, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1903Established Year
  2684Enrollment

Skidmore College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

With an acceptance rate of 25%, Skidmore college enrolls 2,500 students from a total of 10,00 applications. Around 13% students enrolled are international from over 32 countries. 37% of the students enrolled with the college through early decision.

  • The college offers BA and BS programs in 43 majors.
  • Applications are invited on a trisemester basis.
  • Applications can be made online through common application and coalition application portal

Highlights

Application PortalCommon Application Portal
Coalition Application Portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)65 USD
Mode of paymentCheck/Credit card
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall and Spring and Summer
Work ExperienceNot required
Financial AidScholarships based on merit, Work study, loans

Skidmore College Deadlines

The full-time academic session at Skidmore College starts in the fall and spring semester.

DecisionDeadlines
Early Decision Round INovember 15
Early Decision Round II/Regular DecisionJanuary 15

Skidmore College State Admissions Highlights

International students are required to fulfill extra requirements in order to gain admission to Skidmore College.

Admission Requirements of International Students

  • English language proficiency
  • Secondary-school year report, midyear report (filled by a guidance counselor or equivalent), high school transcripts/mark sheets.
    • English translations of transcripts, if required
  • Financial statement
  • Post-secondary grades, mark sheets and certificates.
  • Visa certification.

English Language Requirements:

Students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, taken within the last two years, to be eligible for admission at the Skidmore College:

Test NameScore Required
TOEFL (IBT)96-97
TOEFL (PBT)590
TOEFL(CBT)240
IELTS7.0-7.5

Visa Process for State Students

  • Applicants are provided with Form I 20 after submission of the following documents:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor letter, if applicable
  • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview.

Skidmore College Undergraduate Admissions

Skidmore College offers various undergraduate courses in more than 50 fields to all the applicants. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply: Common Application Portal/Coalition Application Portal

Application Fee: 65 USD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • Proof of residency
  • 2 Academic teachers evaluation reports
  • Senior secondary reports
  • Early decision agreement form, if applicable
  • English proficiency test score for International applicants.
  • SAT or ACT test scores
    • SAT: 1300-1320
    • ACT: 29-30
  • Portfolios are optional for the Arts department.

Preprofessional and Cooperative Programs

The college offers various pre-professional and cooperative programs with partner universities. Some of the programs and universities are mentioned below:

Partner UniversityPopular Program
Wake Forest UniversityMS Accounting
Clarkson UniversityDual Degree Engineering, MBA (4+1), MS Teaching
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteDual Degree Engineering
Rochester Institute of TechnologyMBA

The admissions policy of the college is highly selective and the acceptance rate of the college is reducing. This suggests that the admissions policy is becoming more rigid and focuses on applicants with higher aptitude. Students are, therefore, suggested to apply with higher SAT/ACT scores and GPA.

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