Skidmore College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Skidmore College is 9:1, and the school has 71.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Skidmore College include: Social Sciences; Visual and Performing Arts; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; and English Language and Literature/Letters. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 94 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 17%
Visual and Performing Arts 14%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12%
Psychology 10%
English Language and Literature/Letters 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 67.5%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 83.2%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 38.5%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 84%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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