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We are not currently accepting applications. The paper and online application will be available in early August.

Please note: Women who are at least 24 years old (or will turn 24 during their first semester at Smith), have a dependent other than a spouse or are veterans must apply to Smith through the Ada Comstock Scholars Program. If this does not apply to you, please consult the transfer or first-year pages for further information.

Required application materials

Part I Application

On campus interview or a telephone interview if distance makes it impossible to visit campus. Please bring unofficial copies of college transcript(s) to the interview. We do not offer telephone interviews for applicants living outside the United States. Please schedule an interview by calling our receptionist at 413-585-2500.

Part II Application

Official college transcript(s). Candidates are expected to present at least 48 liberal arts credits.

Official high school transcript or GED certificate

Reference forms (2)
At least one reference should be from a faculty member who has taught you in a college level class.

Autobiographical essay

Résumé

Midterm evaluation form

Photocopies of course descriptions for all college courses completed and in progress.

Financial aid application requirements

Please visit Student Financial Services web site for more information and instruction on how to apply for financial aid.


Mailing address

Office of Admission
Smith College
7 College Lane
Northampton, MA  01063

Calendar of Deadlines

 

January 
Admission 

September 
Admisson 

Part I application and fee or fee waiver

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 1

Interview

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 1

Part II application

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 15

Official college transcripts

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 15

Official high school transcript or GED

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 15

Two reference forms

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 15

Autobiographical essay and résumé

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 15

Midterm evaluations

 

Nov. 15

Mar. 1

Financial aid materials

 

Nov. 15

Feb. 15

Signed copies of most current federal tax returns

 

Nov. 15

Mid-April

Financial aid materials

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