Faculty Excellence Ranked 7th in the Nation


In the 2019 edition of Princeton Review’s “The Best 384 Colleges,” Hobart and William Smith Colleges are ranked seventh in the nation for best student-rated professors, climbing from 18th on last year’s list. Featuring the reflections of current students, the profile of HWS in this year’s guide depicts a faculty committed to their scholarly pursuits while creating a learning environment where academics “are a priority” and faculty “make an effort to form individual relationships with each student,” according to students quoted.

“The faculty at HWS has long nurtured a culture of engaging and supporting students in their academic development, and exposing them to the various areas of scholarship that define their disciplines,” says Provost and Dean of Faculty DeWayne Lucas. “As we continue to attract the best colleagues and support the current faculty, this recognition of our commitment to academic excellence and to students is an important testament to who we are as an institution and reflects the hard work of students and faculty alike.”

No. 1 in NY, No. 5 in U.S. for Graduate Employment

When it comes to successfully employed graduates, Hobart and William Smith Colleges are the top institution in New York and fifth in a national ranking, according to a recent study by the career search and employment services company Zippia.


Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.