Fast Facts

Paul Smith’s College is a small private four-year college in the breathtaking Adirondacks of upstate New York. We’re famous for our extraordinary location and our hands-on degree programs in fields like forestry, culinary arts and environmental studies. Learn more about Paul Smith’s:

One-of-a-Kind Location

Friendly, Hardworking Students

  • 1,000 undergraduates
  • 34% out-of-state or international students
  • 66% male, 34% female
  • 98% full-time

Student-Focused Academics

Two schools:

Our History

  • Founded in 1946
  • Built on the site of the 1859 Paul Smith’s Hotel, the first wilderness resort in the Adirondacks
  • More Paul Smith’s history

Admission Profile

  • Average SAT: 1415 combined
  • Average ACT: 21 composite
  • Average high school GPA (unweighted): 2.9


Paul Smith's College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


Paul Smith's College
7833 New York 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

(518) 327-6227
(800) 421-2605



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