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Gender Studies

Skidmore College

48 months
58128 USD/year
58128 USD/year
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The Gender Studies program from Skidmore College is an interdisciplinary academic field that draws on feminist, gender, queer and intersectional theories and scholarship to analyze the experiences, perspectives, and contributions of women, men, and nonbinary people and systems of gender relations in various cultural settings and time periods. 


Key Features

The gender studies major involves students in the exploration of topics such as the social construction and role of gender within various societies, women's historical and contemporary experiences, and the intersection of multiple social identities such as race, class, sexuality and ability with gender.

Completion of the Gender Studies program from Skidmore College strengthens students' preparation for further work in fields including gender studies, women's studies, law, public and international affairs, social sciences, the humanities, communications, and the arts. Through the major, students also gain a foundation for understanding the social, intellectual, and political forces that shape international political, economic and social systems and their personal and professional lives. The major leads to a bachelor of arts degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender Studies
  • Lived Feminism: Engagement and Praxis 
  • Ecofeminism, Women, and the Environment
  • Women in Italian Society: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
  • Too Fat? Too Thin? Women and Eating Disorders
  • The Social Skin: Gender, Beauty & Body Modification 
  • Holding up Half the Sky: Gender, Writing, and Nationhood in China

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Secondary School Report filled out by secondary school guidance counselor or school administrator (includes official high school transcript).
  • Two academic Teacher Evaluation Reports .
  • Midyear Report filled out by secondary school guidance counselor or school administrator or school administrator or school administrator
  • English Language Proficiency test scores for those for whom English is not their first language.
  • English fluency is required of all students as Skidmore's liberal arts curriculum is based heavily on written and oral communication. All students must have the ability to communicate inside and outside the classroom. 
  • Secondary school and university-level transcripts and recommendations. Those not in English should be accompanied by an English translation. 
  • $65 application fee (check or credit card accepted). 

Tuition Fee

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    58128 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 58128 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    58128 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 58128 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Saratoga Springs

1282 - 2794 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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