Student Population
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Colgate University overview
Location Hamilton, New York
Online colgate.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Colgate University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Hamilton, New York, Colgate University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,542 prospective students applied, and 2,404 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 771 enrolled in the school.  2,858 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 36 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $55,530 plus fees of $340. Colgate is ranked 42 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1370/1530
ACT 31/33
GPA 3.64
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Colgate University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,040
Other Fees$340
Room and Board $13,995
Budget for Other Expenses$1,370
Total One Year Cost$72,275


Average Salary After 10 Years
$75,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
92% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Colgate University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 33%
English and Literature 11%
Biology 10%
Foreign Languages 7%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190099 IPEDS survey data for Colgate University.