Hamilton College Rankings

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In the World#1375 of 14178
In North America#424 of 2629
In the United States#385 of 2528
In New York State#33 of 221
In Clinton#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
16%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Avg. cost to attend
$29,117 /y
Aid receiving
64%
Undergraduates
2,012
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Hamilton College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate16%17%16%
Applicants8,3393,5474,792
Admissions1,367600767
Freshmen enrolled full time473235238

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
196 or 41%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1370
or below

75% of them
had 1520
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Hamilton College are 1370-1520 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
187 or 40%
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
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1283 (64%)
Hispanic191 (9%)
Nonresident Alien138 (7%)
Asian138 (7%)
Two or more races94 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown91 (5%)
Black or African American76 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,117/year
Average aid awarded
$40,873
Students receiving aid
64%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$7,942
$30-48K$11,385
$48-75K$17,205
$75-110K$24,058
$110K+$41,786

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$55,970
Tuition in-state$55,970
Tuition out-of-state$55,970
Fee in-district$560
Fee in-state$560
Fee out-of-state$560

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,904
Combined charge for room and board$14,360
Room charge$7,850
Meal charge$6,510

Hamilton College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Economics, General74
Mathematics, General36
Political Science and Government, General35
General Literature24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General20
Public Policy Analysis, General20
Creative Writing20
Biochemistry19
Computer and Information Sciences, General18
Environmental Studies17
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other17
Fine & Studio Arts, General16
Physics, General15
Sociology15
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General15
International Relations and Affairs15
Neuroscience13
Anthropology12
History, General12
Philosophy12
Chemistry, General10
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other9
Chinese Language and Literature8
African-American & Black Studies6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General5
Religion & Religious Studies4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General4
Asian Studies & Civilization3
French Language and Literature2
Women's Studies2
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
German Studies1
Russian Studies1
Comparative Literature1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1
Grand Total493
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate93%93%94%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,412
Citations
75,075

Publication count by topic

Psychology
327
Sociology
201
Biology
175
Political science
162
Economics
158
Physics
154
Geology
148
Mathematics
144
History
132
Computer science
128
Chemistry
103
Art
92
Philosophy
73
Geography
60
Medicine
52
Business
52
Materials science
31
Environmental science
19
Engineering
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History337981
Geology5948,194
Sociology6575,063
Physics78016,133
Economics7866,244
Political science8541,400
Psychology97712,955
Philosophy106694
Art142331
Geography1434881
Mathematics15953,182
Business16181,122
Computer science16244,152
Environmental science16981,320
Chemistry23083,769
Biology23313,764
Medicine26701,472
Materials science3342482
Engineering3772116

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199029433
199128352
199224529
199330515
199444524
199529627
199635707
199736602
199835726
199950842
200024904
200151974
2002501171
2003491559
2004431445
2005591665
2006631889
2007612060
2008672225
2009702779
2010772937
2011703395
2012754410
2013564797
2014824722
2015704435
2016694316
2017994424
2018913930
20191194172
20201054685

General info

Founded1812
WikipediaHamilton College
MottoKnow Thyself
Colorsbuff, blue
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff716
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, New York, 13323
United States
City population2,000
Phone3158594011
Fax+1 (315) 859 4457

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