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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
62%
600-699
33%
500-599
5%
700-800
70%
600-699
26%
500-599
4%
30-36
84%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,367
Declined 6,972
Total Received 8,339
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Private

1,924

undergraduate students

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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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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,924
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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hancock International

Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton
13323

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • WHCL (Hamilton College Radio)
  • Slow Food
  • Powder Club
  • Black & Latin Student Union (BLSU)
  • Hamilton College Climbing Club

Top Events

  • FebFest
  • Class & Charter Concert
  • Great Names/Common Ground

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • student safety program

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
62%
600-699
33%
500-599
5%
700-800
70%
600-699
26%
500-599
4%
30-36
84%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,367
Declined 6,972
Total Received 8,339

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $57,930
Room & board $14,860
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $500
Total $74,870
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Skiing (cross-country), Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

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

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,924

total students

28%

in-state

72%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,924
students

Female
52%
1,010

Male
48%
914

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,915
students

Female
53%
1,006

Male
47%
909

1%

9
students

Female
45%
4

Male
55%
5

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 94%
Student 4 year graduation rate 89%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

14

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Most difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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