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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science


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Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science
State Routes 30 and 86, Paul Smiths, NY 12970-0265
General Information518-327-6000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedAssociate's degree, Bachelor's degree
Campus SettingRural, Distant
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 1,007 (1,007 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14 to 1

Mission Statement

Paul Smith's College offers a dynamic educational setting that encourages active engagement in learning experiences to foster creativity- ethical and intellectual growth. The College's integrated educational approach links traditional and experimental learning to discovery- discipline and creativity. Utilizing classrooms and laboaratories- fieldwork and internship experiences- Paul Smith's students gain knowledge and skills to equip them for rewarding careers and life-long learning. Located within the Adirondack Park- the College is a dramatic- complex natural setting- with an historical perspective on stewardship and hospitality. The College practices sound principles of sustainable development- encouraging environmental awareness and an enviromentally sound campus. Students participation in recreational- cultural- student life and community service activities promotes individual growth- understanding- and awareness of others. These attributes complement the distinctive educational experience of Paul Smith's to prepare students well for successful living and leadership poistions in their communities and careers.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 5719
Instructional 5519
Research and Public Service 20
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0