- Candidates for the diploma program must be foreign born.
- Candidates must have completed three years of study or the equivalent in an approved foreign institution of higher learning by the time of entry.
- Candidates must present evidence of English language proficiency in the form of TOEFL and TSE scores, or a certification of fluency and an essay in English on any chosen theme.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Diploma in American Studies Program at Smith College admits students of any age, sex, race, color, creed, handicap and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to diploma program students at the college.