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Classes of 2023

Class Profile

Located on the shore of Seneca Lake, Hobart and William Smith celebrate a vibrant, intellectual community comprised of individuals from diverse backgrounds. An individualized curriculum paired with vigorous programs in career development, study abroad, service, leadership, entrepreneurship and athletics, set the foundation for student success. Exploration is encouraged and global citizenship, collaboration, civic engagement and cultural competence are valued.

HWS at a Glance

1,824 Undergraduate Students

16 average class size

100% of classes taught by faculty

45 Majors & 68 Minors

95.6% of students receive financial aid

Classes of 2024 by the Numbers

Academic Quality
3.54 Average high school GPA
63% have a class rank in the top 25% of their graduating class
33% submitted SAT scores; 75% have a composite score of 1200 or above
15% submitted ACT scores; 40% have a composite score of 30 or above

Financial Aid
90% receiving financial aid
$43,148 average aid package
$14.3 Million total HWS grants/scholarships awarded
21% receiving a Pell Grant

47% Hobart & 53% William Smith
25% Students of color from the United States
5% International students
44% New York & 56% Out of State

3940 Applications
2437 Admitted
391 Enrolled
41% Early Decision