At Hobart and William Smith, our 10:1 student-faculty ratio means you get individual attention from professors who are experts in their fields.

You’ll get to know your professors beyond the classroom, building rewarding personal and academic relationships.  

Whether in the classroom or over coffee in the café, faculty will challenge you to reach beyond your comfort zone and will pilot you through a rich, interdisciplinary curriculum, one that requires you to think critically.

HWS faculty members are curious about the world and will explore alongside you – whether studying vegetation on a mountain in Peru, literature in a Reader’s College or cancer cells in a well-appointed lab.

They’ll become your guides as you navigate your way through Hobart and William Smith and prepare for your career after college.


Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.