Searching for a college experience that will challenge you, embrace you, and give
you virtually unlimited opportunities to create and explore? Then consider Skidmore.
Creativity is embodied in all that we are: curriculum, cocurricular life, campus setting, and the nature of Saratoga Springs, New York, itself.
We are a diverse world of thinkers and doers, a world of academics, artists, volunteers,
and athletes who come together in the shared belief and commitment that creative thought matters. If you share that belief, we invite you to get to know Skidmore.
Two years after Mary Lou Bates graduated from college in 1972, she took a job at Skidmore's admissions office. Nearly 40 years later, and now the dean of admissions and financial aid, she's still making her daily commute, reading applications, visiting high schools and college fairs, answering parents' questions. And losing sleep over bringing in each new class.
Tshediso (Joe) Matake '15 is spending the summer in South Africa, offering a computer literacy boot camp funded by a Davis Projects for Peace grant.
Two Skidmore sophomores present an introduction to microscopy for area high school students as their Honors Forum citizenship project.