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COLGATE UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, NEW YORK

Hamilton, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1819Established Year
  2894Enrollment

Colgate University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Founded in 1819 Colgate University is a private university famous for liberal arts courses. Located in Hamilton, New York, the university currently enrolls about 2,994 students with 15% International students and 55% female students. With a 22.6% acceptance rate it is quite competitive to get admission in the university. 

Colgate University offers programs across 56 majors. 17 average class size, 9:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 96% highly qualified faculty makes the university a very worthy option for students to explore. International students constitute 10% of the total enrollment of the university. The university is well known for its liberal arts education.

Rankings

  • Ranked #17 in National Liberal Arts Colleges according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked #35 in Best Undergraduate Teaching according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked #17 in Best Value schools according to U.S. News & World Report 
  • Ranked in Best Colleges for International Relations in America # 11 of 224 as per Niche ratings.
  • Ranked in Best Value Colleges in America # 16 of 1,592 as per Niche ratings.
  • Ranked in Best Colleges for Education in America #16 of 790 as per Niche ratings.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1819
Campus SettingRural
Average Class Size17
Student-Faculty Ratio9:1
Acceptance Rate22.6%
Total Enrollment2,994
Programs OfferedBachelors and Masters
Full-time Faculty332

Colgate University Campus

Colgate University Campus

The University’s main campus is at Hamilton in the rural settings with 1100 acres of forest area and 575 acres utilized by the university. The old buildings of the campus are made of stones taken from its own quarry. The Campus has residential facilities and serves organic food.

The University campus also promotes a green bike program and does various things to maintain the ecosystem. With almost 20,000 artifacts the campus has a Longyear Museum exhibition gallery located in Alumni Hall of the University.

Residence Facilities at Colgate University

The University has on-campus housing divided into 11 residential halls and all first and second-year students stay on campus.

  • Each residential hall is associated with faculty of the university to provide academic mentoring while living on Campus resulting in better academic performance too. The residential system is divided into four “commons” to give social and community life experiences and opportunities to the students.
  •  The cost of housing is around USD 7 to 8 thousand per year and the meals are a little more expensive than the housing around USD 8 to 9 thousand per year.
  • The students may apply for off-campus housing which is granted to a very limited number of students through the lottery system.

Programs offered at Colgate University

The University offers its various majors and majors via its four academic divisions name:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Natural Science and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences
  • University Studies 

The university has 39 departments in various academic fields. The most sought after education in the university is in the field of liberal arts. The University also provides off-Campus study programs domestically and abroad for which an application has to be made and the program needs to be approved by the university. The off-campus programs can be semester-long also. The University also has extended study programs integrating travel with studies.

Top Programs in Colgate University

ProgramsFees Per Annum
B.Sc Computer Science$57,695
B.Sc Applied Mathematics$57,695
M.A Teaching$57,695
B.A Psychology$57,695
B.A Music$57,695

Colgate University Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Colgate University can follow the below-mentioned application details:

How to Apply: The admission application can be made through the Common Application or coalition application available at the university website.

Application Fee: The university charges USD 60 non refundable application fees which at times is waived off also. 

Basic Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts of High school/College degree or equivalent. 
  • Scores of Standardized exams to study in the USA
  • English Language proficiency test(s) for international non-native English speaking applicants is recommended.
  • Two academic recommendations and portfolios for certain courses are required.
  • International Certification of finances to be submitted.
  • Statement of Purpose, Passport copies
  • An in-person or virtual interview is taken to finalize the admission.

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students at Colgate University is mentioned-below:

Cost HeadExpenses in USD (Approximate) Academic year
Tuition Fees58,045
Room and board14,540
Books and Supplies1,300
Insurance and Personal Expenses5,300
Total79,185

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students

The university requires application for financial aid within the specific deadlines to be made with all required supportive documents like parent’s income or savings statements or Sponsor’s financial documents. The students who will not receive the financial aid in the first year are not eligible to apply for the same in subsequent years at the university.

The university offers scholarships on a need basis only and has no merit scholarships. 42% of students receive financial aid at the University; these are the students who are able to successfully demonstrate the need to get the aid.

Alumni Network

Being a 200-year-old university the alumni is also spread all over the world and has a special initiative of collecting funds for supporting various activities and aid. The alumni provides academic support and mentoring to the current students and organizes various functions and awards.

The alumni also have a tradition of taking out the Torchlight procession to mark the four-year graduation ceremony. Some notable alumni of the University are Adam Clayton Powell, Congressman; Charles Hughes, Chief Justice; Andy Rooney and Gloria Borger, Columnists; and Bob Woodruff, Foreign Correspondent.

Placements at Colgate University

The University has an Employer information system to provide information to students about the available employers throughout the year. The Handshake career system is used to place its students with companies and organizations. The career system allows students to surf and apply online for various jobs and helps in enhancing their employable skills.

The University has a dedicated career center that helps the students to find suitable internships and jobs.The Premier Recruitment service where a student has to go through a process to become a member and has to abide by the job offer acceptance ethics laid down by university that the student will not look for a job elsewhere and once the offer is accepted; the same will not be turned down.

93% of students of the college are able to get a job within 2 years of graduation, the students are able to earn around USD 63,600 per year within 6 years of graduation against the national average of USD 33,028.

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Colgate University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3035
FAFSA Code002701
Application Cost$60
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$55,530 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score140513101500 36%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing695660730-
Mathematics710650770-
ACTCheck Detailed Score323133 64%
English333135-
Mathematics312833-

Colgate University Acceptance Rate

28.1%

Acceptance Rate

8542

Total Applicants

3035

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

44.4%

Male

55.6%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program28.1%
Total Applicants10749
Total Enrolled3025
Graduate
Graduate Programs27.8%
Total Applicants36
Total Enrolled10

Colgate University Enrollment

Enrollment
Colgate University Enrollment3035
Undergraduate Enrollment3025
Graduate Enrollment10
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate91.3%

Attendance Cost

$55,530

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$55,530 / Year
Post Graduate Program$57,695 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,040 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,520 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,320 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
3907385750-
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    Restaurant

    Colgate Frank Dining Hall0.22 Km
    Flour & Salt Bakery and Cafe1.18 Km
    Good Nature Tap Room1.18 Km
    Broad Street Diner1.19 Km
    Hamilton Eatery1.19 Km
    New York Pizzeria1.2 Km
    Oliveri's Pizzeria1.23 Km
    Rusch's Bar & Grill LLC1.23 Km
    Good Nature Farm Brewery1.26 Km
    Main Moon1.3 Km
    Dunkin'1.35 Km
    Subway1.36 Km
    Seven Oaks Clubhouse Restaurant1.47 Km
    Magro's (VJ's) Restaurant2.15 Km
    McDonald's2.16 Km
    Ye Olde Pizza Pub3.63 Km
    Poolville Country Store Restaurant B&B5.25 Km
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    Book Store

    Colgate Bookstore1.23 Km

    Super Market

    Price Chopper3.14 Km

    Airport

    Hamilton Municipal Airport3.27 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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