Hamilton College

Clinton, NY

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Hamilton College

Hamilton College

Hamilton College Student Essentials

Hamilton College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Continentals
Website: www.hamilton.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 44,350
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 44,350
Retention Rate: 96%
Enrollment: 2,010
Year Established: 1812

About Hamilton College

Referred to as a “Little Ivy” school, Hamilton College in Oneida, New York, has garnered a strong reputation for quality academics over its 200 years of existence.

In addition to its prestige, Hamilton provides a uniquely individualized curriculum and a wealth of student life opportunities.

A small school, Hamilton College distinguishes itself by not imposing any course requirements. Students take the courses they want to take in the subjects that are of interest to them. Some of Hamilton’s diverse subject areas include:

*American Studies
*Astronomy
*Chinese
*Cinema
*Creative Writing
*Dance and Movement Studies
*Geoarchaeology
*Law
*Medieval and Renaissance Studies
*Neuroscience
*Public Policy
*Psychology

The chance to explore one’s interests is also afforded by Hamilton’s highly varied student life activities. At Hamilton, students can join a ballroom dancing group, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club, a meditation group, a culinary group, a film club or a fishing club, just to name a few.

Admission to Hamilton, like everything else at the school, is highly individualized. While academic performance is taken into consideration, extracurricular activities, community service and one’s interests are also a factor.

Generous scholarships and other forms of financial aid are available for eligible students.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

100% of students gave Hamilton College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1999

Overall Rating

Hamilton is a great school for those looking for tremendous liberal arts education in an idyllic rural setting. The school offers first-rate facilities and access to a wide range of courses and study-abroad opportunities that are vital when looking to enter the global workforce.


Hamilton College Map & Location

Hamilton College
198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, NY 13323


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Getting Around Hamilton College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Clinton, NY

Winter
Dec
34
20
Jan
29
13
Feb
32
15
Spring
Mar
41
23
Apr
55
35
May
67
45
Summer
Jun
76
54
Jul
80
59
Aug
78
57
Fall
Sep
70
50
Oct
58
39
Nov
46
30

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,010
Freshman Class 467
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,010

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 68%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 6%
African American 4%
Caucasian 68%
Asian 7%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 51%
Men 49%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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