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Hamilton College

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Rating

Private

Type

2,083

Students

$55,970

Tuition

16%

Acceptance

#42

Ranking

Midsize Suburb

Campus Setting

Clinton, NY

198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323

Hamilton College is a small private liberal arts college located in Clinton, NY ranked 44thin the United States. It has a total of 2,083 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 16.39% acceptance rate. Hamilton College offers 42 different majors and is best known for its literature, chinese language and literature, and creative writing programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With a tuition cost of $55,970 per year, Hamilton College is exceptionally expensive. 92.82% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $60,200 per year, which is 45% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$56,530/Year
Above Average

Hamilton College

$56,530

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$72,390/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$31,085/year

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

Getting In

16%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Hamilton College

16%

National

69%
Sat

1370 - 1520

41% of students submit

Admissions Yield

35%

ACT

0 - 0

40% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$60

Students

2,083Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

481

Part-Time

0
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Economics, General9% Mathematics, General7% Political Science and Government, General71% Others

13% Economics, General

9% Mathematics, General

7% Political Science and Government, General

71% Others

Economics, General

13%

78 Graduates

Mathematics, General

9%

54 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

7%

41 Graduates

General Literature

5%

31 Graduates

Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General

4%

26 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis, General

4%

23 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

4%

22 Graduates

Creative Writing

3%

21 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

500,282

Academic Spend per Student

$29,438

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

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

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$47,800/Year

Hamilton College

$47,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$47,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$60,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

92%