Hobart William Smith Colleges


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Located on 195 acres in the heart of New York State's Finger Lakes Region, Hobart and William Smith are independent liberal arts colleges distinctive for providing highly individualized educations. Students 2,216 undergraduate; 8 graduate students
Faculty: 207 full-time
Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Average Class Size: 17 students
Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts in Teaching

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Total Students: 2078
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 176

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

300 Pulteney Street
Geneva New York 14456

Website: http://www.hws.edu

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Main Phone: 315-781-3000

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Admissions Contact:
Rebecca Arnold
Office of Admissions

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Applying to Transfer

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Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer Checklist link: http://www.hws.edu/admissions/pdf/checklist_trans.pdf

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only courses in which a student has earned a C or better, or its equivalent, are considered for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
HWS accepts a maximum of two years of college-level work (up to 16 three-credit-hour courses) from other undergraduate institutions.

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Letters of Recommendation Required:
A letter of recommendation from a faculty member is recommended.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement is required.

Application Fee:
Application fee of $45. Link to Common Application Form (required): http://www.hws.edu/admissions/pdf/ca_trans_app.pdf

Other Requirements:
The Colleges review transfer applications on a rolling basis, with notification within 30 days of receiving academic credentials and all required application materials.

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Note on Costs:
211-12 fees: Tuition: $42,14; Room & Board: $1,852 Misc. Fees: $1,26; Total: $54,72 More than 78% of HWS students receive some form of financial assistance.

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General Financial Aid Information:
Link to CSS Profile app for HWS grant funding: https://profileonline.collegeboard.com/prf/index.jsp Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) & NYS TAP Aid - Link to app: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Additional assistance: http://www.hws.edu/admissions/loancenter/

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