A respected and highly selective private university, Colgate University in Hamilton, New York graduates students in a variety of disciplines, many of whom go on to some of the country’s most prestigious graduate universities.
U.S. News, Forbes, Newsweek and the New York Times have all praised Colgate’s academics, student services and overall offerings.
Colgate offers more than 50 majors in professional studies, liberal and fine arts, humanities and the natural, environmental and social sciences.
The most popular fields of study are business, communications, education, finance and law.
A large part of undergraduate and graduate study is research, which is conducted in all of Colgate’s departments.
One of its most impressive statistics is the large number of Colgate graduates who go on to attend such prestigious schools as Columbia, Cornell, Georgetown, Harvard and NYU.
Student life at Colgate gives students a wide selection of activities to choose from. These include more than 150 student organizations, recreational opportunities and community service. Rich creative arts opportunities are also available and include a performing arts center, art galleries and a visiting artist’s and writer’s series.
Admission to Colgate is based on grades, test scores and other criteria. Since Colgate is highly selective and usually accepts less than 30% of students, applicants must demonstrate a high level of performance in these areas.
Financial aid awards often cover the full Colgate tuition and eligible students who have a financial need are given the assistance they require to attend.
Quick Facts about Colgate University, Hamilton
Small Town Setting
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
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- Freshman Class
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- African American
- American Indian or Alaska native
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