Colgate University: Ranking & Review

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Hamilton Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 453 1562
Top 10%

Colgate University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate28%26%30%
Enrolled undergraduates771335436
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,8941,3101,584

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores277
Percent of students submitting SAT scores36%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores494
Percent of students submitting ACT scores64%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Colgate University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $69,860 $69,860
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,520 and other expenses per full academic year.

Colgate University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $53,650 $53,650
Fees for full-time undergraduates $330 $330
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,677 $1,677
Tuition for Full-time graduates $53,650 $53,650
Fees for full-time graduates $330 $330
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,490 $1,490

Programs and Degrees

Social Sciences 245 245
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 106 106
History 51 51
Physical Sciences 44 44
Psychology 38 38
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 33 33
English Language and Literature & Letters 32 32
Natural Resources and Conservation 32 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 28 28
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 26 26
Philosophy and Religious Studies 24 24
Education 21 2 23
Visual and Performing Arts 22 22
Mathematics and Statistics 13 13
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 9 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total7242726

A total of 724 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Colgate University.

At the master's level 2 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate91%89%93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

General info

MottoDeo Ac Veritati
For God and Truth
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff982
Instructional FTE315
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address13 Oak Dr
Hamilton, New York, 13346-1398
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (315) 228 7544

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