Acceptance Rate
66%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
20%
Freshmen Enrollment
460
SAT Scores
1,273
ACT Scores
28

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 3,426 students have applied and 2,264 students have allowed to admit to Hobart William Smith Colleges (Acceptance rate: 66.08%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.32 % where 460 students have finally enrolled out of 2,264 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Skidmore College and Union College, its acceptance rate is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 59.30%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 25.30%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,273 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Hobart William Smith Colleges is average than the schools (average score is 1,304). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Hobart William Smith Colleges1,27328
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,27628
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Hobart William Smith Colleges, 239 students submitted SAT scores (52% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,273 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590675
Mathematics590690
Total1,1801,365
At Hobart William Smith Colleges, 111 students submitted ACT scores (24% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2630
English2533
Mathematics2328
Total7491

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Hobart William Smith Colleges. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to Hobart William Smith Colleges
Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended