Tuition & Fees

$54,620

$54,620

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
67%
600-699
28%
500-599
5%
700-800
67%
600-699
22%
500-599
11%
700-800
52%
600-699
38%
500-599
9%
400-499
1%
30-36
83%
24-29
16%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,375
Declined + 4,303
Total Received 5,678
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Private (nonprofit)

1,897

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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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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,897
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

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 16% of female students
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% 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
67%
600-699
28%
500-599
5%
700-800
67%
600-699
22%
500-599
11%
700-800
52%
600-699
38%
500-599
9%
400-499
1%
30-36
83%
24-29
16%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
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 1,375
Declined + 4,303
Total Received 5,678

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Peaches Valdes
Dean of Admission
P: 800 843-2655
admission@hamilton.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$47,372

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,080
Room $7,580
Board $6,290
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $800
Total $69,290
Average Financial Aid - $47,372
Total with Avg. Aid $21,918
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Financial Aid Deadline

Institution's own financial aid form
February 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 15

State aid form
February 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 15

Business/Farm Supplement
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Cameron Feist
Director of Financial Aid
kfeist@hamilton.edu

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

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, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country Skiing, Dance Team, Fishing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Kickball, Paintball, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Directors

Jon Hind (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Miriam Merrill (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Small College Athletic Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference
Mascot
Continentals
School colors
buff and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art History
Asian Studies
Biology
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chinese
Cinema/Media Studies
Classics
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
Literature
Mathematics
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's/Gender Studies
World Politics
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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

1,897

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,897
students

Female
53%
1,009

Male
47%
888

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,886
students

Female
54%
1,000

Male
46%
886

1%

11
students

Female
82%
9

Male
18%
2

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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
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

21%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

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 Some
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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Pakistan
South Korea
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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