Hamilton College

Clinton, NY

Hamilton College

Clinton, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$58,510

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
750
25th
680
75th
760
25th
700
75th
34
25th
32
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

18%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,370
Declined 6,073
Total Received 7,443
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Private

2,085

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Hamilton College 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,085
Established in 1812
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,200-acre campus in Clinton (population: 1,942), 10 miles from Utica. Air serves Syracuse (50 miles); smaller airport, bus, and train serve Utica. School operates shuttle to Clinton and local shopping mall.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY
13323

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
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
83%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
750
25th
680
75th
760
25th
700
75th
34
25th
32

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

18%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,370
Declined 6,073
Total Received 7,443

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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
  • Resume assistance

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
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Financial Aid

56%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$44,337

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,930
Room $8,120
Board $6,740
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $800
Total $74,170
Average Financial Aid - $44,337
Total with Avg. Aid $29,833

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,896,121
State $627,858
Institutional $43,341,431
Other external $781,564
Total $46,646,974

Non-need-based

Federal
State $27,982
Institutional $136,393
Other external $450,069
Total $614,444
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 859-4413
F: 315 859-4962
finaid@hamilton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, curling, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, Nordic skiing, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, curling, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, figure skating, Nordic skiing, rugby, sailing, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, ballroom dancing, basketball, cheerleading, dance team, fishing, football, golf, ice hockey, inner-tube water polo, kickball, Nordic skiing, paintball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, squash, tennis, volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Small College Athletic Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Archeology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Environmental Studies.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Literature.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
German Studies.
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Sociology, General.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. Government

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,085

total students

32%

in-state

68%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,085
students

Female
53%
1,101

Male
47%
984

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,068
students

Female
53%
1,093

Male
47%
975

1%

17
students

Female
47%
8

Male
53%
9

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

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 Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ghana
India
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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