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Founded in 1871, Smith College opened in 1875 with 14 students. Today, Smith is among the largest women’s colleges in the United States. An independent, nondenominational, nonprofit college, Smith remains strongly committed to the education of women at the undergraduate level, but admits both men and women as graduate students.

Smith College does not have a single office or administrator that responds to all consumer information questions. If you have questions about a particular federal disclosure requirement or other specific consumer information, please visit the subject link below. The administrator title and contact information will be included on the linked page or pages. Administrators are available to answer questions, upon reasonable notice, during the normal working hours of the college.

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Smith College employs freelance and staff photographers to take photos of students, classes, activities and the campus, for promotional, marketing and archival purposes. The college reserves the right to use, publish, display and reproduce these photos in various college materials, including the website (, brochures, social media and other outlets. For more information on this policy, contact the Office of College Relations, 413-585-2180.