Colgate University

#656 / #194
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#42
Most Desirable School

Private liberal arts college

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About Colgate University

According to Wikipedia, Colgate University is a private liberal arts college in Hamilton, New York. The college was founded in 1819 as the Baptist Education Society of the State of New York and operated under that name until 1823, when it was renamed Hamilton Theological and Literary Institution, often called Hamilton College , then Madison College , and its present name since 1890.

Colgate University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
8,583 27% 91% 1415 32

How Much Does Colgate University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$61,966
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $9,752
30K - 48K $8,958
48K - 75K $16,525
75K - 110K $24,299
110K+ $44,076

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Colgate University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Colgate University, then you can expect to earn an average of $81,100 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Colgate University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
3,227 3,219 8

Where is Colgate University?

Colgate University is located at 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton NY 13346-1398

What Is Colgate University Known For?

Colgate University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Colgate University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Colgate University's Most Influential Alumni?

Colgate University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Business, and Psychology. Here are some of Colgate University's most famous alumni:

Oswald Avery
Oswald Avery
A Canadian-born American physician and medical researcher.
Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges
An American journalist.
Robert Audi
An American philosopher.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Harry Emerson Fosdick
An American pastor .
Neil Shubin
Neil Shubin
An American paleontologist.
Richard B. Spencer
Richard B. Spencer
An American white supremacist, conspiracy theorist, and neo-Nazi.
Daniel N. Robinson
Daniel N. Robinson
An American philosopher.
Albert Allen Bartlett
Albert Allen Bartlett
A Professor of Physics .
David G. Hartwell
David G. Hartwell
An American fantasy and science fiction publisher, editor, and critic .
Kevin Padian
An American paleontologist .
Howard Fineman
Howard Fineman
An American journalist and author.
Charles Evans Hughes
Charles Evans Hughes
An American judge .