Colgate University: Statistics

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#1174 of 14,131 In the World
#347 of 2,597 In North America
#310 of 2,496 In the United States
#28 of 221 In New York State
#280 of 1,000 For Political Economy
Top50% For 33 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
27%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
32
Avg. cost to attend
$25,935 /y
Aid receiving
50%
Undergraduates
3,042
Graduates
12
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
colgate.edu

Colgate University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 27% 25% 29%
Applicants 8,583 4,029 4,554
Admissions 2,358 1,025 1,333
Freshmen enrolled full time 765 363 402

2,399 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

541 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
437 or 57%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1300
or below

75% of them
had 1470
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Colgate University are 1300-1470 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
328 or 43%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 30
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Colgate University are 30-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1983 (65%)
Nonresident Alien 283 (9%)
Hispanic 281 (9%)
Asian 162 (5%)
Black or African American 129 (4%)
Two or more races 126 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 83 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,935/year
Average aid awarded
$49,701
Students receiving aid
50%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $10,762
$30-48K $7,197
$48-75K $17,557
$75-110K $24,602
$110K+ $45,682

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $59,655$59,655
Tuition in-state $59,655$59,655
Tuition out-of-state $59,655$59,655
Fee in-district $360$360
Fee in-state $360$360
Fee out-of-state $360$360

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,884
Combined charge for room and board $15,035
Room charge $7,260
Meal charge $7,775

Colgate University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Political Science and Government, General 71
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 62
Economics, General 56
Computer Science 43
Neuroscience 42
English Language and Literature, General 39
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 34
Sociology, General 33
International Relations and Affairs 32
Molecular Biology 30
Environmental Studies 25
History, General 24
Physics, General 21
Philosophy 20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 19
Education, General 18
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 15
Art & Art Studies, General 12
Applied Mathematics, General 12
Geography 10
Religion & Religious Studies 10
Psychology, General 10
Chemistry, General 10
Biochemistry 9
Spanish Language and Literature 9
Mathematics, General 8
Astrophysics 6
Anthropology, General 6
Music, General 5
Japanese Language and Literature 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 3
Area Studies, Other 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 3
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 3
French Language and Literature 3
Women's Studies 3
Chinese Language and Literature 3
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Environmental Science 2
Natural Sciences 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
German Language and Literature 1
Social Sciences, General 1
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 1
Mathematics and Computer Science 1
Geology & Earth Science, General 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 730 4
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 91% 92% 90%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,019
Citations
139,264

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,407 / 20,327
Environmental Science
610 / 29,413
Psychology
463 / 52,457
Economics
419 / 9,058
Political Science
371 / 3,340
Biology
357 / 12,421
Physics
312 / 8,651
Business
305 / 15,000
Computer Science
288 / 7,226
Sociology
272 / 6,199
Chemistry
250 / 9,752
Geology
248 / 11,965
History
214 / 831
Medicine
205 / 10,196
Art & Design
194 / 1,594
Social Psychology
191 / 32,683
Engineering
186 / 3,487
Demography
183 / 3,801
Mathematics
148 / 6,163
Geography and Cartography
148 / 3,509
Political Economy
139 / 3,510
Ecology
125 / 8,876
Philosophy
122 / 660
Child Psychology
112 / 19,043
Development Studies
112 / 1,488
Classics and Ancient History
111 / 242
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
106 / 213
Gender Studies
101 / 967
Astrophysics and Astronomy
100 / 5,811
Law
97 / 1,991
Petrology and Geochemistry
93 / 5,529
Public Policy / Administration
68 / 1,975
Cognitive Science
67 / 1,543
Oceanography
66 / 3,784
Optical Engineering
61 / 1,028
Environmental Management
60 / 3,666
Investment Banking and Stock trading
55 / 920
Anthropology
55 / 273
Art History
54 / 280
Literature
53 / 475

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 55 509
1992 49 589
1993 42 497
1994 63 611
1995 57 665
1996 57 832
1997 63 818
1998 74 1057
1999 83 1217
2000 80 1469
2001 83 1685
2002 92 2109
2003 76 2315
2004 99 2828
2005 130 3401
2006 97 3997
2007 120 4819
2008 131 5661
2009 137 6118
2010 157 7117
2011 136 7494
2012 238 8420
2013 151 9126
2014 186 9826
2015 185 10111
2016 175 9355
2017 194 9414
2018 244 9227
2019 236 10507
2020 237 12894
2021 206 12606

Colgate University alumni

  1. John Cassavetes

    John Cassavetes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-1989 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directorscreenwriteractorfilm producer
    Biography

    John Nicholas Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter. First known as a television and film actor, Cassavetes also helped pioneer American independent cinema, writing and directing movies financed partly by income from his acting work. AllMovie called him "an iconoclastic maverick", while The New Yorker suggested in 2013 that he "may be the most influential American director of the last half century."

  2. Bob Balaban

    Bob Balaban
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorfilm producerfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Robert Elmer Balaban is an American actor, author, comedian, director and producer. He was one of the producers nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for Gosford Park (2001), in which he also appeared.

  3. Gloria Borger

    Gloria Borger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Gloria Anne Borger is an American political pundit, journalist, and columnist. Borger is the chief political analyst at CNN. Since joining CNN in 2007, she has appeared on a variety of their shows, including The Situation Room.

  4. Monica Crowley

    Monica Crowley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    radio personalitybiographerjournalistwriter
    Biography

    Monica Elizabeth Crowley was the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She has been a political commentator and lobbyist. She was a Fox News contributor, where she worked (with a few breaks) from 1996 to 2017. She is a former online opinion editor for The Washington Times and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

General info

Founded 1819
Motto Deo Ac Veritati
For God and Truth
Colors maroon, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 1,005
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, New York, 13346-1398
United States
City population 6,000
Phone 3152281000
Fax +1 (315) 228 7544

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