Colgate University

13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346-1398
Tel: (315)228-1000
Private not-for-profit | 2,886 students
Colgate today is a highly selective, independent, coeducational liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2,900 undergraduates in 52 programs, taking advantage of the university's award-winning curriculum, off-campus study program, and numerous research opportunities. Students enjoy small class sizes taught by expert faculty members -- not teaching assistants.

School Overview:

Colgate University
CountyMadison County, NY
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
302 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,886 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,860 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
26 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,871 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
15 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted29%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)630-730450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)640-720460-573
ACT English (25-75%)30-3419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)28-3318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)30-3220-25

School Notes:

  • The university’s strategic plan offers a blueprint for turning today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders, joining the scores of alumni already playing major roles in a variety of fields. The Center for Career Services is a key player as students make this transition.
  • Colgate hums with activity. It is a place where the arts thrive. Student-athletes compete at the very highest level of NCAA Division I sports. There are dozens of club and intramural sports programs, and the college’s outdoor education program is second to none. The tradition of excellence pushes student-athletes to achieve. Numerous opportunities exist for varsity, intramural, and recreational sports. And the facilities offer a quality experience to all who use them.
  • Above all, Colgate is about academic excellence. It is a tradition forged in 1819 and honed through the years by each class of select students.
  • Located in the village of Hamilton in upstate New York, Colgate is consistently rated one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country.
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Colgate University
0 mi. away
Hamilton College
17.2 mi. away
Utica College
23.1 mi. away
Hartwick College
34.4 mi. away

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