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Skidmore College
About Skidmore College

Rankings and Recognition

Skidmore College is a top liberal arts college recognized for our creative approach to just about everything. You'll find us well-represented in rankings that identify leadership in affordability, academic excellence, sustainability, and more.

Since rankings cannot capture the distinct and complete nature of any college, prospective students are invited to learn more about why Skidmore stands out.


National and World 

#38 Best Liberal Arts College, US News & World Report, 2023 

#41 Best Liberal Arts College in America, Niche, 2024

#43 Best Small Colleges in America, Niche, 2024

Best Liberal Arts Colleges, Forbes, 2023

Best Colleges in America, Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, 2024

Best Northeastern Colleges, Princeton Review, 2023

Top baccalaureate colleges for Fulbright Scholars, 2024


#3 Great Financial Aid, Princeton Review, 2023

Top Performer on Social Mobility, US News & World Report, 2023

Best Value Colleges, Princeton Review, 2023

Least Debt: National Liberal Arts Colleges, US News & World Report, 2023


Student Life 

#14 Best Quality of Life, Princeton Review, 2023

#11 Happiest Students, Princeton Review, 2023

#6 Best College Radio Stations, Princeton Review, 2023

#5 Best College Food in New York, Niche, 2023

#13 Best College Dorms, Princeton Review, 2023

Healthiest College Campus, Active Minds, 2020

Best Study Abroad Program,, 2022



#7 America's Most Entrepreneurial Colleges, Forbes, 2019

#19 Most Innovative Schools, Princeton Review, 2023

#6 Best College Theater, Princeton Review, 2023

Top Colleges in the US for English & Literature, Best-in-Class-Colleges , 2023

#1 Top Colleges in the Mid-East for Business, Best-in-Class-Colleges, 2023

#7 Top Colleges in the Mid-East for Psychology, Best-in-Class-Colleges , 2023

#8 Best Colleges for History in New York, Niche, 2023 

#8 Best Colleges for English in New York, Niche, 2023



STARS Gold, Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System

#8 Green Matters: We All Care About Conservation, Princeton Review, 2023

#17 Top 50 Green Colleges, Princeton Review, 2023

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