Smith College

Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank Smith

If you are a Finalist who ranked Smith, your National College Match application will be sent to Smith, and you will need to submit the following requirements to the school by November 1. If you have questions after reviewing the information below, please reach out to the school directly.

Match Requirements

Smith College Applicant Portal Activation: QuestBridge will send Finalists’ applications to Smith on October 18, and Smith may need a couple days to import them into their system. Once processed, Smith will then email you instructions to log in and activate your applicant portal, where you can track the status of the materials you submit to Smith.


Official Transcript(s)

Have your counselor email or mail official transcript(s) to the Smith Admission Office (see Contact Information below), or your counselor can submit through


First Available Senior Grades

Have your counselor send senior grades as they become available. If official first quarter or first trimester grades are not available by the deadline, in-progress grades are accepted. Counselors can email grades to the Admission Office or submit through


Smith QuestBridge Questions

Available through applicant portal. Smith does not require additional writing samples, but they ask students to answer some quick biographical questions through their portal.


(Optional) Test Scores  
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 3762
ACT code: 1894

Smith College has been test-optional since 2009 and remains test-optional today. The submission of SAT or ACT scores is optional for all applicants.


2024-2025 CSS Profile

CSS code: 3762
Available Oct. 1

Please select Regular Decision as your admission application type.

If your parents are divorced or separated:

  • Both of your biological/adoptive parent(s) will complete their own CSS Profile with different log-in credentials. It is highly recommended that the student and custodial parent start the CSS Profile first, as the non-custodial cannot submit information until the student selects a school that requires the submission of non-custodial parent information.
  • Your non-custodial parent must submit the online Non-Custodial Profile after creating a separate College Board account.


2022 Federal Tax Returns for Custodial and Non-Custodial Parent (if applicable)  

Signed, with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms, and other earning statements. Include personal and corporate/partnership tax returns.

Your non-custodial parent must also submit copies of their 2022 federal income tax returns, signed with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms and other earning statements.

SUBMIT AS SOON AS AVAILABLE (likely by late December)


2024-2025 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 002209

The FAFSA will not be available until at least December 2023. Please complete the FAFSA as soon as it is available and submit it directly to Smith.

U.S. Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens.

Options following the Match

Early Decision

Finalists who do not match may apply to Smith through Early Decision Round I or II. You can convert your application by emailing by December 5th for EDI, or January 1st for EDII. You also must complete the Early Decision Agreement and then email the agreement to

Regular Decision

All Finalists not matched with Smith will be automatically moved to Regular Decision in early December. Candidates may withdraw their application at any time using the Withdrawal Form in their Smith Applicant Portal.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select Smith on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 3 - December 10. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Smith (including all of the materials detailed in the table below).

Step 2: Activate your Smith Applicant Portal. QuestBridge will send Finalists’ applications to Smith on December 13 and Smith may need a couple days to import them into their system. Use the Smith applicant portal, sent to you via email, to track the status of your materials you submit to Smith. 

Step 3: Submit all additional required application and financial materials by the applicable deadlines directly to Smith as detailed in the table below.

Information for Non-Finalists

indicates a required material

Regular Decision Requirements: Admission Materials


Finalists who ranked Smith and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Smith

Official Transcripts


QuestBridge Midyear Report

Smith QuestBridge Questions
available through your Smith applicant portal


(Optional) Test Scores 



(Optional) Arts Supplement
Students with strong backgrounds in music, visual art or dance are welcome to submit supplementary materials. Please note that you must submit all materials electronically using SlideRoom (not via regular mail). Materials will be accepted through February 1.



Regular Decision Requirements: Financial Aid Materials


Finalists who ranked Smith and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Smith

2024-2025 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 002209

U.S. Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

U.S. Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

2024-2025 CSS Profile

CSS code: 3762
Available: Oct. 1


2022 Federal Tax Returns and Forms


Contact Information 

Smith Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications and general questions):
Please include QuestBridge in the subject line of your email.

Office of Admission
Student Financial Services

Contact Information (for sending Admission and Financial Aid materials):

Mail official transcripts and admission documents to:
Office of Admission
Smith College
7 College Lane
Northampton, MA 01063
Email: Your counselor can email your official transcripts to with the subject line: "QuestBridge Official Transcript" or upload using