Tuition & Fees

$51,240

$51,240

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,348
Declined + 4,086
Total Received 5,434
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Private (nonprofit)

1,872

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. Government
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Codes

SAT 2286
ACT 2754

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
51%
600-699
40%
500-599
9%
700-800
51%
600-699
43%
500-599
6%
700-800
53%
600-699
39%
500-599
8%
30-36
85%
24-29
15%
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Fun Facts

  • The first national fraternity was Sigma Phi, founded in 1827 at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. It is the second-oldest Greek fraternal society after Phi Beta Kappa.

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School Facts

Hamilton is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in 1812, it adopted coeducation in 1978. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in Clinton, nine miles from Utica.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,872
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Clinton, NY

1,200-acre campus in Clinton (population: 1,927), 10 miles from Utica. Airport serves Syracuse (50 miles); smaller airport, bus, and train serve Utica. School operates shuttle to Clinton and local shopping mall.

Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 28% of male students
 
7 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
77%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
51%
600-699
40%
500-599
9%
700-800
51%
600-699
43%
500-599
6%
700-800
53%
600-699
39%
500-599
8%
30-36
85%
24-29
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,348
Declined + 4,086
Total Received 5,434

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Monica Inzer
Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
P: 800 843-2655
admission@hamilton.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,468,245
State $655,865
Institutional $33,951,520
Other external $344,585
Total $36,420,215

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $6,955
Institutional $183,316
Other external $575,612
Total $765,883

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Small College Athletic Conference (Division III), Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Continentals
School colors
buff and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art History
Asian Studies
Biology
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chinese
Cinema/Media Studies
Classics
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance/Movement Studies
East Asian Languages
Economics
Environmental Studies
Foreign Languages/Multiple Emphasis
French
Geoarchaeology
Geosciences
German Studies
Government
Hispanic Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's Studies
World Politics
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Undergraduate

100%

1,872
students

Female
51%
960

Male
49%
912

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,862
students

Female
52%
953

Male
48%
909

undergraduatePart-time

1%

10
students

Female
70%
7

Male
30%
3

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

29%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
Pakistan
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


800 843-2655
admission@hamilton.edu

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