Colgate University Rankings

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In the World#1304 of 14178
In North America#402 of 2629
In the United States#364 of 2528
In New York State#31 of 221
In Hamilton#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Avg. cost to attend
$23,503 /y
Aid receiving
51%
Undergraduates
2,980
Graduates
12
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Colgate University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate23%20%25%
Applicants9,9514,7145,237
Admissions2,2479571,290
Freshmen enrolled full time786350436

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
438 or 56%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1330
or below

75% of them
had 1500
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Colgate University are 1330-1500 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
348 or 44%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 31
or below

75% of them
had 34
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Colgate University are 31-34 (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

White1952 (65%)
Nonresident Alien288 (10%)
Hispanic256 (9%)
Asian150 (5%)
Two or more races119 (4%)
Black or African American117 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown103 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,503/year
Average aid awarded
$48,772
Students receiving aid
51%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$9,752
$30-48K$8,958
$48-75K$16,525
$75-110K$24,299
$110K+$44,076

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$57,695$57,695
Tuition in-state$57,695$57,695
Tuition out-of-state$57,695$57,695
Fee in-district$350$350
Fee in-state$350$350
Fee out-of-state$350$350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,815
Combined charge for room and board$14,540
Room charge$7,020
Meal charge$7,520

Colgate University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Political Science and Government, General84
Economics, General59
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics49
Neuroscience38
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other37
History, General33
Biology & Biological Sciences, General31
Computer Science29
Education, General26
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution24
Environmental Studies24
English Language and Literature, General23
Sociology22
Molecular Biology21
International Relations and Affairs21
Philosophy20
Physics, General17
Geology & Earth Science, General16
Geography15
Chemistry, General13
Mathematics, General12
Biochemistry10
Art & Art Studies, General9
Astrophysics8
Applied Mathematics, General8
Environmental Science8
Psychology, General7
French Language and Literature7
Religion & Religious Studies6
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology6
Anthropology6
Spanish Language and Literature5
Music, General5
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General5
Social Sciences, General5
Natural Sciences5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Chinese Language and Literature4
Asian Studies & Civilization3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies3
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Area Studies, Other2
Japanese Language and Literature2
Earth Science Teacher Education2
American Indian & Native American Studies1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1
Women's Studies1
Sociology and Anthropology1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Social Studies Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Grand Total7425
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate91%90%91%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,446
Citations
151,810

Publication count by topic

Psychology
474
Political science
323
Geology
306
Biology
301
Sociology
296
Economics
292
Mathematics
287
History
268
Physics
263
Computer science
249
Chemistry
247
Art
157
Philosophy
154
Geography
154
Business
96
Environmental science
93
Medicine
86
Engineering
37
Materials science
34

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History345950
Philosophy407769
Geology43813,982
Psychology49748,705
Art543309
Sociology5527,130
Political science5663,075
Economics59710,391
Geography6943,773
Environmental science10314,076
Physics10926,921
Mathematics13095,226
Computer science13246,603
Business13271,794
Biology154111,633
Medicine20663,264
Engineering2180886
Chemistry23433,575
Materials science2966820

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199066485
199152505
199246604
199345495
199461593
199556649
199646813
199758814
199869993
1999751117
2000721341
2001791565
2002802047
2003702191
2004922566
20051173223
2006903737
20071104507
20081165282
20091225774
20101376767
20111267178
20122188185
20131348715
20141699385
20151719461
20161648636
20171798531
20182187910
20192099227
202017410511

General info

Founded1819
WikipediaColgate University
MottoDeo Ac Veritati
For God and Truth
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,035
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address13 Oak Dr
Hamilton, New York, 13346-1398
United States
City population7,000
Phone3152281000
Fax+1 (315) 228 7544

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