Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged with their students’ intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages each student to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service, across all spectrums of endeavor, allow Smith students to observe different models of achievement, then set their own course with conviction.
<p style="color: #666666; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 70%; margin-bottom: 18px; margin-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; ">Smith College opened in 1875 with 14 students. Today, Smith is among the largest women’s colleges in the United States, with students come from 48 states and 72 countries. 2,600 undergraduates in Northampton, Massachusetts, and 250 studying elsewhere.