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Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of November 23, 2020,
for the spring 2021 semester.

Undocumented Applicants

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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 
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.