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Address: Northampton, MA 01063
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And NOT just for young women to attend

With a very reduced cost to audit classes, the Husband paid $50--Smith College is more than just another Ivy League or Women's college. We live nearby and also attend concerts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chicago
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323 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a very reduced cost to audit classes, the Husband paid $50--Smith College is more than just another Ivy League or Women's college. We live nearby and also attend concerts, plays, talks...etc. Most at the low low cost of free--but even the paid ones are reasonably price. Living by a higher education school is THE BEST RETIREMENT gig ever.

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Thank Maggie_Oakshot
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to Smith College once a year for their Conbust science fiction and fantasy convention. It's a beautiful campus that has done a lot of work keeping its historic beauty while updating for special needs in the many buildings. Ideally, I'd love some of the desks to be updated for special needs, but it's still a great time with... More 

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Thank TrishW430
Grafton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top-notch faculty. Excellent classroom, library, and recreational facilities. Walkable campus, close to town. Diverse student population, drawn from a wide geographical area. Yes, there is a slant to their approach. Substantial financial aid is available for students.

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Thank grommit
Bristol, Connecticut
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416 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A stunning collection of art from all over the world including many European and American masters, including Degas, Monet, O'keeffe, Picasso, Cole, Church, Peale and many, many more. They are displayed in a very observer friendly way. Nice African and Asian art collection. There is a gallery that displays art specifically for an art course. Great gift shop with very... More 

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Thank jer b
Quito, Ecuador
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A wonderful time, great place to visit and explore. Amable people and fun time for all. One of the nicest campus so far.

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Thank Mario M
Tucson, Arizona
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1,763 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I enjoy visiting college campuses throughout the United States and consider Smith to have one of the most attractive that I have seen. Its walkways, open spaces, and wooded areas with views toward Paradise Lake were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York City's Central Park. I find the landscape, even with... More 

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New York City, New York
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

There is something to be said about a gorgeous campus filled with amazing women taught by caring, brilliant professors. The entire student body could fit in one of the lecture halls at the college I attended. This is one of those rare colleges that everyone wishes they could attend. It is a very special place.

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Thank Michael H
Utica, New York
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1,788 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 680 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We love to visit the town and the grounds of Smith College are a real pleasure. Design by Olmsted, one of the greatest landscape designers in architectural history, the grounds are dominated (as Olmsted designs often are) by beautiful waterscapes among the green. Make it a point to visit whenever you are here. An Olmsted classic.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Be sure to check out the botanical garden, pass by the beautiful gardens by the president's house, enjoy the beautiful view of Paradise Pond from the tree swing, in addition to the view of the pond from the bridge to the athletic fields.

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Holbrook, NY
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were at Smith College for a graduation. The grounds are really lovely with interesting buildings in various architectural styles, some of which are old and filled with character. It has a botanical garden, a lake and great bookstore.

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