The trustees of Smith College offer tuition assistance to the daughters of those who have been residents of Northampton or Hatfield for at least five years, on the condition that the students are of traditional age and enrolled full time at Smith College. In 2012–13, the Trustee Grant was set at half the cost of tuition ($20,595 per student). Eleven Northampton and Hatfield students received assistance in this program in 2012-13 for awards totaling $184,661.
In 2012–13, institutional financial aid to Massachusetts residents totaled $10.5 million.
Since 1999, Smith has provided classroom space to Greenfield Community and Holyoke Community colleges for evening adult education.
Approximately 50 non-Smith members of the community audit courses at Smith each semester for $50 per course ($200 for dance, computer science or intensive language courses).