Hobart and William Smith Colleges seek students with a passion for learning. We want you to expand your interests and see the world from multiple perspectives. You’ll be guided along the way by a faculty with a passion for teaching and a desire to help you reach your goals.

Prior to college, we expect that you have chosen a rigorous high school curriculum and have applied your talents to the betterment of your school and community. We’ll carefully review your application, transcript, essay and recommendations. Many of the characteristics we value are not well identified through examination of standardized test scores, therefore you will have the option of whether we use those scores (SAT or ACT) when you apply for admission to Hobart and William Smith.

Learn more about our test-optional policy.

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Please contact the Office of Admissions, (315) 781-3622, (800) 852-2256, if you have any questions.

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