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Thanks to an expanding program in Arabic studies at Smith and the Five Colleges, learning the dominant language of the Middle East is more than memorizing a new alphabet and studying verb tenses.

 
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The Common Application and additional required forms can be found on the Common Application Web site.

If you intend to apply for financial aid, you must do so when you apply for admission and by the published deadlines. If you do not, you will not be eligible for Smith College grant aid until you complete 64 credits at Smith. Please see the financial aid policy page for details.

Required application

Smith uses the Common Application exclusively and there is no application fee.

Required application materials

Smith Writing Supplement

Secondary School Report, including guidance counselor's recommendation and official high school transcript

Teacher Evaluation Forms (2)

Midyear Report

Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)

Recommended application materials

Students who have special talents in dance, music, and visual arts may submit supplementary materials for evaluation. All materials must be submitted electronically using SlideRoom. Please note that Smith will begin accepting submissions on October 15, 2013. Materials submitted by mail will not be reviewed.

Interview, on campus or with a local alumna

Standardized Tests

SAT I or ACT scores are optional for US Citizens and US permanent residents. Standardized tests (SAT I, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS) are required for international citizens. The SAT I or ACT is required for students being instructed in English. The TOEFL is required for students being instructed in a language other than English. International students who are attending high school in the U.S. must submit SAT I or ACT scores.

SAT ll subject tests are optional for all applicants.

Financial aid application requirements

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

Tuition Exchange Import Policy

Smith is one of 600+ colleges/universities that participate in the Tuition Exchange Program. This is a program that provides awarded scholarships for children of other college/university employees to bring to Smith. Click here for more information.


Mailing address

Office of Admission
Smith College
7 College Lane
Northampton, MA  01063
Fax: 413-585-2527

Calendar of Deadlines

Early
Decision I

Early
Decision II

Regular 
Decision 

Common Application*

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

Jan. 15

Common Application Supplement

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

Jan. 15

Early Decision
Agreement
(if applicable)

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

NA

Interview

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

Jan. 15

Secondary School Report

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

Jan. 15

Midyear School Report

NA

Jan. 1**

Feb. 2

Teachers' Evaluations

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

Jan. 15

Standardized Test Scores***

Nov. 15

Jan. 1

Jan. 15

Financial aid materials

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*     There is no application fee
**   If available.
*** SAT I or ACT scores are optional for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent
       residents.

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