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Colgate University

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Rating

Private

Type

3,110

Students

$57,695

Tuition

23%

Acceptance

#41

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Hamilton, NY

13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346-1398

Colgate University is a small private liberal arts college located in Hamilton, NY ranked 41st in the nation. It has a total of 3,096 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 22.58% acceptance rate. Colgate University offers 65 different majors and is best known for its Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Classical and Ancient Studies, and Education programs (nationally ranked 4th, 5th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,695 per year, Colgate University is very expensive. 89.73% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw close to $63,600 per year, which is 53% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$58,045
Above Average

Colgate University

$58,045

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$75,015

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,067

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

23%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Colgate University

23%

National

69%
Sat

1330 - 1500

56% of students submit

Admissions Yield

35%

ACT

28 - 32

44% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$60

Students

3,096Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

44%

In-state

83%

Female

56%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
11% Political Science and Government, General7% Economics, General6% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics76% Others

11% Political Science and Government, General

7% Economics, General

6% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

76% Others

Political Science and Government, General

11%

97 Graduates

Economics, General

7%

64 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

6%

55 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

5%

47 Graduates

Computer Science

5%

41 Graduates

Neuroscience

4%

39 Graduates

History, General

4%

36 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

33 Graduates

Education, General

3%

29 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

757,693

Academic Spend per Student

$26,215

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

94%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$47,700/Year

Colgate University

$47,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$47,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$63,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%