Mission of Smith College
Smith College educates women of promise for lives of distinction. A college of and for the world, Smith links the power of the liberal arts to excellence in research and scholarship, developing leaders for society's challenges.
- Smith is a community dedicated to learning, teaching, scholarship, discovery, creativity and critical thought.
- Smith is committed to access and diversity, recruiting and supporting talented, ambitious women of all backgrounds.
- Smith educates women to understand the complexity of human history and the variety of the world's cultures through engagement with social, political, aesthetic and scientific issues.
- Smith prepares women to fulfill their responsibilities to the local, national and global communities in which they live and to steward the resources that sustain them.