Knowledge. Community. Generosity. These three concepts capture Smith’s identity as an institution. Since its founding in 1871, Smith has remained at the forefront of higher education. A leader in service, sustainability, and scholarship, the college fosters the creativity and determination of its students with first-class facilities, dedicated faculty, and endless scholarly resources.
Pushing the World Forward
From an expansive geothermal energy project to omitting loans from financial aid packages, Smith has a long and varied history of putting its values into practice in tangible, impactful ways.
Smith is an institution of doers and change-makers—our students, faculty, and staff members all work together to enact positive changes, both on campus and in broader communities.
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of undergraduate students who apply for aid receive need-based grants from any source (2022-23)
percentage of students receiving Pell grants