Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$60,015

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
650
75th
750
25th
650
75th
35
25th
31
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

27%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,358
Declined 6,225
Total Received 8,583
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Private

3,098

undergraduate students

14

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Colgate University, founded in 1819, is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. Its 550-acre campus is located in Hamilton, NY.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,112
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

550-acre campus in Hamilton (population: 4,108), 25 miles from Utica and 38 miles from Syracuse. Served by bus; major airport serves Syracuse; smaller airport and train serve Utica. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY
13346

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
92%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
77%
Top 1/4
94%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
650
75th
750
25th
650
75th
35
25th
31
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee (waived for international students and with fee waivers from the College Board, NACAC, and Expanding College Opportunities)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Very Selective

27%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,358
Declined 6,225
Total Received 8,583

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

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Financial Aid

46%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$48,742

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $59,655
Housing $7,260
Food $7,775
Additional fees $360
Books & supplies $1,055
Total $76,105
Average Financial Aid - $48,742
Total with Avg. Aid $27,363

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,045,169
State $466,341
Institutional $48,209,283
Other external $654,984
Total $51,375,777

Non-need-based

Federal
State $180,775
Institutional $179,863
Other external $979,185
Total $1,339,823

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 315 228-7431
F: 315 228-7050
finaid@colgate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, water polo, rugby, sailing, ski racing, soccer, squash, tennis, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, water polo, rugby, sailing, ski racing, soccer, squash, tennis, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Akido, archery, badminton, Ballet, ballroom dance, basketball, bellydancing, bowling, broomball, Chinese dance, curling, dance company, dance troupe, dance team, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, flag football, grappling sports, hiking, hip-hop dance, jazz dance, juggling, Irish dancing, karate, K-pop dance, Latin American Dance, Nordic skiing, rocking climbing, running, skiing, snowboarding, spikeball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), step crew, swimming, table tennis, tap dance, triathlon, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC, Patriot League (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Astrophysics. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Philosophy. yes yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. English
  3. History

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,112

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,098
students

Female
56%
1,720

Male
44%
1,378

0%

14
students

Female
29%
4

Male
71%
10

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

3,085
students

Female
56%
1,717

Male
44%
1,368

0%

13
students

Female
23%
3

Male
77%
10

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

16

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Kenya
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special orientation

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