Hobart William Smith Colleges

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$57,400
2.8% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$38,247
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.13%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
61.8%
3,931 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,833
99.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
76.8%
493 Graduates

About

Hobart William Smith Colleges is a higher education institution located in Ontario County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hobart William Smith Colleges were General Economics (72 degrees awarded), Mass Communication & Media Studies (53 degrees), and General Psychology (44 degrees).

In 2020, 587 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hobart William Smith Colleges. 54% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (444 degrees), 15.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hobart William Smith Colleges is $57,400, which is $29,000 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hobart William Smith Colleges is $57,400, which is $29,000 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,247.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending Hobart William Smith Colleges received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$57,400
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Hobart William Smith Colleges was $57,400. The cost of tuition at Hobart William Smith Colleges is $29,000 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$38,247
2020 Value
1.29%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Hobart William Smith Colleges had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,247. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Hobart William Smith Colleges grew by 1.29%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,065
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hobart William Smith Colleges was of $15,065 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 1.89% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Hobart William Smith Colleges received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.3% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.13%
2018 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Hobart William Smith Colleges was 2.13%, which represents 9 out of the 423 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Hobart William Smith Colleges received 3,931 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 14.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,931 applicants, 2,431 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,833 students enrolled at Hobart William Smith Colleges in 2020, and 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hobart William Smith Colleges has an overall enrollment yield of 16.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,431
Accepted Out of 3,931

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hobart William Smith Colleges was 61.8% (2,431 admissions from 3,931 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 66.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 14.7%, while admissions grew by 7.38%.

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage
176
Scores Submitted

45% of enrolled first-time students at Hobart William Smith Colleges in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hobart William Smith Colleges has a total enrollment of 1,833 students. The full-time enrollment at Hobart William Smith Colleges is 1,817 students and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Hobart William Smith Colleges are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hobart William Smith Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71% White, 7.15% Hispanic or Latino, 6.71% Black or African American, 2.84% Two or More Races, 2.73% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0546% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hobart William Smith Colleges in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.7%), followed by White Male (32.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (77.8%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hobart William Smith Colleges, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,833 students. The full-time enrollment at Hobart William Smith Colleges is 1,817 and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at Hobart William Smith Colleges are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hobart William Smith Colleges was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Hobart William Smith Colleges had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,302
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    131
  3. Black or African American
    123

The enrolled student population at Hobart William Smith Colleges is 71% White, 7.15% Hispanic or Latino, 6.71% Black or African American, 2.84% Two or More Races, 2.73% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0546% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 76 students (4.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 47 more women than men received degrees from Hobart William Smith Colleges. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hobart William Smith Colleges is white (444 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hobart William Smith Colleges is General Economics (72 degrees awarded), followed by Mass Communication & Media Studies (53 degrees) and General Psychology (44 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hobart William Smith Colleges, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (31 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (25 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (131,488 people), Other managers (100,154 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (92,911 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (91,125 people), and Postsecondary teachers (69,868 people).

The most specialized majors at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Cultural & Gender Studies (31 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (25 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees), History (27 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Cultural & Gender Studies (31 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (25 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees), History (27 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Elementary & secondary schools (195,256 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (155,405 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (146,435 people), Legal services (100,812 people), and Construction (71,642 people).

The most specialized majors at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Cultural & Gender Studies (31 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (25 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (27 degrees), History (27 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hobart William Smith Colleges.
Most Common
  1. 72 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 44 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hobart William Smith Colleges was General Economics with 72 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

270
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
317
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 270 degrees were awarded to men at Hobart William Smith Colleges, which is 0.852 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (317).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Hobart William Smith Colleges in General Economics, which is 2.79 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Hobart William Smith Colleges in General Psychology, which is 4.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

71%
100% Completion Time
78%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 71% of students graduating from Hobart William Smith Colleges completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 78% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hobart William Smith Colleges is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.45% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    444 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hobart William Smith Colleges is white (444 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (29 degrees).

4.94% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    244 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    200 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hobart William Smith Colleges is white female (244 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (200 degrees).

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Operations

Hobart William Smith Colleges has an endowment valued at nearly $205M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.86M (2.86%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Hobart William Smith Colleges had a total salary expenditure of $105M. Hobart William Smith Colleges employs 89 Associate professors, 49 Professors, and 46 Assistant professors. Most academics at Hobart William Smith Colleges are Female Associate professors (47), Male Associate professors(42), and Male Professors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hobart William Smith Colleges are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 75 employees, Management, with 69 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$205M
2020 Endowment
9.48%
decline from 2019

Hobart William Smith Colleges has an endowment valued at about $205M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Hobart William Smith Colleges declined 9.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $165M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.22M - Federal
  2. $1.18M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Hobart William Smith Colleges received $2.22M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.18M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$42.6M
2020 Salaries
4.97%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Hobart William Smith Colleges paid a median of $42.6M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 4.97% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.71% decline from 2018 and a 5.8% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.9M
Instructional Salaries
194
Number of Employees

In 2020, Hobart William Smith Colleges paid a total of $14.9M to 194 employees working as instructors, which represents 35% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
89 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
75 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hobart William Smith Colleges were Associate professor with 89 employees; Professor with 49 employees; and Professor with 46 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hobart William Smith Colleges were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 75 employees; Management with 69 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hobart William Smith Colleges was Female Associate professor with 47 employees, Male Associate professor with 42 employees, and Male Professor with 30 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Hobart William Smith Colleges.

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