Hamilton College: Statistics

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#1421 of 14,131 In the World
#398 of 2,597 In North America
#358 of 2,496 In the United States
#35 of 221 In New York State
#416 of 1,002 For Classics and Ancient History
Top50% For 10 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
18%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Avg. cost to attend
$23,936 /y
Aid receiving
61%
Undergraduates
1,902
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
hamilton.edu

Hamilton College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 18% 19% 18%
Applicants 7,443 3,280 4,163
Admissions 1,370 607 763
Freshmen enrolled full time 438 189 249

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
188 or 43%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1380
or below

75% of them
had 1510
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hamilton College are 1380-1510 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
172 or 39%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 32
or below

75% of them
had 34
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Hamilton College are 32-34 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1240 (65%)
Hispanic 193 (10%)
Asian 138 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 105 (6%)
Two or more races 100 (5%)
Black or African American 72 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 53 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,936/year
Average aid awarded
$48,254
Students receiving aid
61%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $8,810
$30-48K $6,827
$48-75K $13,321
$75-110K $24,161
$110K+ $41,317

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $57,930
Tuition in-state $57,930
Tuition out-of-state $57,930
Fee in-district $580
Fee in-state $580
Fee out-of-state $580

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,922
Combined charge for room and board $14,860
Room charge $8,120
Meal charge $6,740

Hamilton College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Economics, General 100
Political Science and Government, General 32
Mathematics, General 24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 21
Neuroscience 20
Public Policy Analysis, General 20
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 20
Sociology, General 19
Creative Writing 18
International Relations and Affairs 17
General Literature 17
History, General 15
Computer and Information Sciences, General 15
Biochemistry 14
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 13
Fine & Studio Arts, General 12
Environmental Studies 11
Chemistry, General 10
French Language and Literature 9
Chinese Language and Literature 9
Philosophy 9
Physics, General 8
Music, General 6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 6
Women's Studies 5
Anthropology, General 5
Russian Studies 4
German Studies 3
African-American & Black Studies 3
Religion & Religious Studies 2
Asian Studies & Civilization 2
Archeology 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Dance, General 1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1
Grand Total 493
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 91% 87% 94%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,131
Citations
69,356

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
702 / 11,777
Psychology
265 / 12,758
Environmental Science
252 / 10,776
Physics
207 / 18,863
Biology
201 / 6,947
Economics
195 / 6,638
Computer Science
191 / 6,948
Sociology
183 / 5,368
Business
160 / 4,190
Medicine
152 / 4,559
Political Science
141 / 1,213
Art & Design
128 / 1,156
Chemistry
125 / 3,902
Geology
121 / 7,470
History
107 / 883
Demography
98 / 2,402
Mathematics
90 / 4,732
Social Psychology
84 / 5,605
Engineering
79 / 1,627
Cognitive Science
74 / 4,666
Child Psychology
68 / 3,612
Geography and Cartography
64 / 1,172
Political Economy
63 / 925
Oceanography
55 / 4,158
Gender Studies
54 / 1,029
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
51 / 24
Philosophy
51 / 65
Classics and Ancient History
51 / 271
Astrophysics and Astronomy
46 / 13,227
Quantum and Particle physics
38 / 3,012
Law
38 / 378
Ecology
37 / 1,697
Art History
36 / 159
Biochemistry
35 / 888
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
35 / 504
Archaeology
35 / 1,578
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
34 / 3,477
Investment Banking and Stock trading
32 / 466
Nuclear Physics
31 / 445
Anthropology
31 / 158

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 29 356
1992 26 536
1993 29 521
1994 46 528
1995 31 613
1996 38 701
1997 42 604
1998 38 717
1999 51 852
2000 25 903
2001 61 968
2002 52 1247
2003 53 1591
2004 50 1465
2005 65 1770
2006 73 1978
2007 65 2183
2008 79 2362
2009 77 2892
2010 89 3071
2011 74 3354
2012 88 4320
2013 60 4630
2014 87 4848
2015 73 4665
2016 70 4526
2017 110 4744
2018 97 4555
2019 125 4700
2020 119 5451
2021 129 5285

Hamilton College alumni

  1. Peter Falk

    Peter Falk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2011 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorautobiographerstage actoractor
    Biography

    Peter Michael Falk was an American film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968–1978, 1989–2003), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards (1972, 1975, 1976, 1990) and a Golden Globe Award (1973).

  2. Sarah Rafferty

    Sarah Rafferty
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Sarah Gray Rafferty is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Donna Paulsen on the USA Network legal drama Suits.

  3. B. F. Skinner

    B. F. Skinner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1904-1990 (aged 86)
    Enrolled in Hamilton College
    In 1926 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in English studies
    Occupations
    psychologistphilosopherinventorethologistautobiographer
    Biography

    Burrhus Frederic Skinner was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. He was a professor of psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until his retirement in 1974.

  4. Desmond Tutu

    Desmond Tutu
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1931-2021 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    Anglican priesthuman rights activisttheologiannon-fiction writer
    Biography

    Desmond Mpilo Tutu was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian, known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. He was Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position. Theologically, he sought to fuse ideas from black theology with African theology.

General info

Founded 1812
Motto Know Thyself
Colors buff, blue
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 716
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, New York, 13323
United States
City population 2,000
Phone 3158594011
Fax +1 (315) 859 4457

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