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Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

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Overview

Colgate University is a Comprehensive institution located in Hamilton, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Colgate Office of Admission
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY  13346-1383
United States
Contact Ms. Tara E.W. Bubble
Dean of Admission
Email: admission@colgate.edu
Phone: 315-228-7401
Fax: 315-228-7544

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
American Indian/native American Studies Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Astrophysics Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,583
Applied
2,358
Accepted
3,042
Enrolled
27%
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Female Admissions

4,554
Females Applied
1,333
Females Accepted
29%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,029
Males Applied
1,025
Males Accepted
25%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.68
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 680 650 720
SAT Math 693 650 750
ACT Composite 31 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

59,655
Private
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Fees

360
Full-time student fees
15,035
Room & board
7,260
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

56,741
Avg. Financial Aid Package
62,415
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
63,059
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,075
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
53,928
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,042
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.23%
Black or African American 4.16%
White or Caucasian 65.01%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 5.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 4.16%
Other 2.64%

Gender

Male (45.04%)
Female (54.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Dancefest, Global Leaders Lecture Series and Colgate/Cornell Hockey Game

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
COVE (35+ community service groups), Student Government Association, Cultural/ethnic interest groups, Student communications/publications (including WCRU radio station) and Club sports/Outdoor Education

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing No Division 1 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing No Division 1 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Squash No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

362
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 325
Part-time - 37
Male - 194
Female - 168
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