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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

2,061 Undergraduate Students

16 average class size

100% of classes taught by faculty

45 Majors & 68 Minors

86.5% of students receive financial aid

Classes of 2023 by the Numbers

Academic Quality
3.51 Average high school GPA
63% have a class rank in the top 25% of their graduating class
55% submitted SAT scores; 75% have a composite score of 1200 or above
19% submitted ACT scores; 39% 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
20% Students of color from the United States
5% International students
40% New York & 60% Out of State

3439 Applications
2267 Admitted
458 Enrolled
41% Early Decision