HAMILTON COLLEGE, CLINTON, MISSISSIPPI - ADMISSION

Clinton, MississippiLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1812Established Year
  1897Enrollment

Hamilton College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Aishwarya Bhatnagar

The admission application process at Hamilton College is quite selective. In 2018, in Fall 2018 admission, the university received 6240 applications, out of which 1328 applicants were offered admissions, making an acceptance rate of 21.2%.

The university offers undergraduate programs in the field of Economics, Mathematics, Political Science and Government, Research and Experimental Psychology, Hispanic & Latin American Languages and Literature.

Highlights

Application PortalCommon Application/Coalition Application
Application Fee$60
Acceptance Rate24%
Average GPA rate4.0
Average SAT range1360-1510
Average ACT range31-33
English ProficiencyTOEFL, IELTS
Institutional Code

SAT - 2286

TOEFL - 2286

ACT - 2754

Mode of PaymentVISA, Discover card, Master Card, Local Bank Transfer
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Financial AidGrants, Loans, Scholarships

Hamilton College Admission Deadlines:

Applicants are advised to apply prior to the deadlines to be considered for admission -

Term/SemesterDeadline

Undergraduate

Early DecisionJanuary 1
Regular DecisionNovember 15

Hamilton College International Admissions

International students comprise 6.4% of Hamilton College student body. Hamilton College has International Student Office that helps the students with documents to bring, medical insurance, travel information, orientation and Hamilton's international friendship program.

Academic Requirements - High school transcripts, Proof of English proficiency, Counselor evaluation, Personal essay, Standardized test scores (ACT/SAT scores)

Supporting documents - Copy of Passport, Proof of financial support, Completed financial support form

English Proficiency Test Scores requirements -

International students may submit either TOEFL or IELTS scores to prove English proficiency.

TestMinimum required score (Undergraduate)
TOEFL (PBT)600
TOEFL (iBT)100
IELTS7.0

Visa Process for International Students

  • The college upon receiving the required documents for validation shall issue an I-20 form to the applicant.
  • Applicants must provide the following documents to receive the I-20 Form:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support (Affidavit and Bank Statement)
  • Students have to pay the SEVIS I-901 fee ($200) and print the receipt for the interview.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 visa, submit the form and make the required payment.
  • Finally, students have to attend the scheduled interview at suitable U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Hamilton College Undergraduate Admissions

The Hamilton College offers bachelor’s degree in close to 50 courses. The following documents are required to take admission -

Academic Requirements - Academic transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, GPA

GPA4
ACT1370 - 1490
SAT31-34

Supporting Documents - Personal Essay, Letters of Recommendation (Teacher evaluation from a major subject- teacher)

The primary criteria for evaluating the application is the academic record and intellectual potential of the candidate. The college also values leadership and commitment to extracurricular and community activities, which may also include sustained work experiences.

Essays, Interviews, personal statement also play an important role in securing admission. As they provide an insight into applicants perspective and accomplishments.

Hamilton College will release the admission decision online via email. In the email login name and password will be sent. From there the applicant can track their application via My Hamilton portal.

Decision notification is based on the specific application plan (Early Decision Round I, Early Decision Round II or Regular Decision). Any changes to decision notification dates will be communicated via email.

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