Skip Navigation
A Culture of Care

Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.

Transfer Applicants

Two students sitting on grass, talking happily

Traditional Undergraduate Tuition

Students are billed for one-half of the annual charges at the beginning of each semester.

2020–21

Tuition $53,940
Room & Board* $16,880
Student Activities Fee $284
Student Health Insurance Plan $2,548 (estimated)
Total per year $73,652

* Room & board pro-rated in the fall ($7,500) and the full rate in the spring ($9,380). The student body may vote to change the student activities fee after FY2021 plans are announced. Off-campus students do not pay room & board or the student activities fee.

2019–20

Tuition $53,940
Room & Board $18,130
Student Activities Fee $284
Student Health Insurance Plan $2,274
Total per year $74,628

Other Costs Not Billed

There are costs that most students incur during the year. They can include:

  • Books and supplies. Plan for at least $400 per semester based on courses and availability of secondhand books.
  • Travel to and from Smith College
  • Personal expenses
  • House dues (both mandatory and optional)

Actual costs incurred will vary and are the student's responsibility.