Tuition & Fees

$52,770

$52,770

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Very Selective

26%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,364
Declined + 3,866
Total Received 5,230
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Private (nonprofit)

1,879

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
52%
600-699
38%
500-599
10%
700-800
48%
600-699
42%
500-599
10%
700-800
52%
600-699
38%
500-599
9%
400-499
1%
30-36
90%
24-29
10%
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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 1,879
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Clinton, NY

1,200-acre campus in Clinton (population: 1,878), 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

 
9 fraternities 26% of male students
 
6 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
65%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
52%
600-699
38%
500-599
10%
700-800
48%
600-699
42%
500-599
10%
700-800
52%
600-699
38%
500-599
9%
400-499
1%
30-36
90%
24-29
10%

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

26%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,364
Declined + 3,866
Total Received 5,230

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 $1,464,247
State $633,586
Institutional $35,382,900
Other external $712,410
Total $38,193,143

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $6,035
Institutional $78,381
Other external $372,092
Total $456,508

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%

1,879
students

Female
52%
968

Male
48%
911

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,868
students

Female
52%
961

Male
48%
907

undergraduatePart-time

1%

11
students

Female
64%
7

Male
36%
4

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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 1

Spring: November 1

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 47
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Nepal
Pakistan
South Korea
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Chrisropher Flores
Associate Dean of Admission/Director of International Recruitment
800 843-2655
admission@hamilton.edu

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