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Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

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Web Sitewww.colgate.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,890
   Women1,597 (55.3%)
   Men1,293 (44.7%)
Graduate Students8

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate27% of 8,375 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.66
SAT Math687 average
650-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading668 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite31 average
30-32 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$60,145
Tuition and Fees
$48,175
Room and Board
$11,970
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$43,476
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$18,719

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
296
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-59 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Hamilton Population4,197 
Nearest Metropolitan AreaSyracuse, Utica
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing100% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
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Sororities22.7% of women participate
Fraternities19.2% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.6% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
8.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.0% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students8.4% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning95.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
86.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
76%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
18%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.69 4.07 664 659 654 31
Low 2.73 2.75 200 200 200 12
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Colgate owns a 75 million-year-old petrified dinosaur egg, the first owned by a college.
• The Colgate Maroon-News is the oldest college weekly newspaper in America.

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