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Hamilton College

Clinton, NY

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Hamilton is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in 1812, it adopted coeducation in 1978. Its 1,200-acre campus is located in Clinton, nine miles from Utica.

Web Sitewww.hamilton.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,879
   Women968 (51.5%)
   Men911 (48.5%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate26% of 5,230 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math692 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading691 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing692 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite32 average
31-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$66,250
Tuition and Fees
$51,240
Room and Board
$13,010
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$48,371
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$21,491

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
189
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Clinton Population1,926
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 100% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotContinental
Sororities21% of women participate
Fraternities 28% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.4% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.4% White
7.9% Unknown
International Students6.5% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning93.7%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
88.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
9.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.74 4.11 694 699 31
Low 3.06 3.50 550 580 27
High 4.00 4.90 790 790 36
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Hamilton gets its name from Alexander Hamilton, first Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S.

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