At Paul Smith's College, it's about the experience. We are the only four-year institution of higher education in the Adirondacks. Our programs - in fields including hospitality, culinary arts, forestry, natural resources, entrepreneurship and the sciences - draw on industries and resources available in our own backyard while preparing students for successful careers anywhere. For more information, visit

Academic Programs

  • Baking
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Culinary
  • Environment & Society
  • Forestry
  • Health Science
  • Natural Science
  • Research
  • Science

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


First-year students must complete the application and send in their high school transcripts. This includes students who took a gap year.


Transfer students must complete the application and send in their college transcripts from all colleges/universities they've attended. Students who have earned less than 12 credits, must submit High School Transcripts too.

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We host campus tours at 11 a.m. Monday - Friday, select Saturday Visit Days and Transfer Visit Days. Feel free to check our availability at,

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School location

7777 New York 30, PO BOX 265
Paul Smiths, NY 12970, United States of America

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