Hamilton College
#324 Overall Influence#85 Desirability Rank

Hamilton College

Private college in Clinton, New York

Hamilton College is a private liberal arts college in Clinton, New York. It was founded as Hamilton-Oneida Academy in 1793 and was chartered as Hamilton College in 1812 in honor of inaugural trustee Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton has been coeducational since 1978, when it merged with its coordinate sister school Kirkland College.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

6,240

Acceptance

21%

Graduation Rate

92%

Median SAT Score

1430

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,080

Fees (in-state)

$540

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$9,388
30K-48K$11,351
48K-75K$13,274
75K-110K$22,401
110K+$43,072

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$74,300

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

198 College Hill Rd, Clinton NY 13323

What is Hamilton College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#131 World Rank #57 USA Rank
Literature
#105 World Rank #63 USA Rank
Psychology
#292 World Rank #105 USA Rank
Philosophy
#391 World Rank #136 USA Rank
Mathematics
#448 World Rank #172 USA Rank
Economics
#332 World Rank #182 USA Rank
History
#514 World Rank #221 USA Rank
Anthropology
#514 World Rank #223 USA Rank
Biology
#570 World Rank #280 USA Rank
Political Science
#712 World Rank #293 USA Rank
Sociology
#900 World Rank #315 USA Rank
Chemistry
#910 World Rank #354 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1617 World Rank #779 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Other areas of influence

#150 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Law
#190 World Rank #142 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#245 World Rank #152 USA Rank
Social Work
#251 World Rank #176 USA Rank
Business
#288 World Rank #207 USA Rank
Communications
#368 World Rank #190 USA Rank
Education
#493 World Rank #291 USA Rank
Nursing
#532 World Rank #232 USA Rank
Medical
#1250 World Rank #396 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Hamilton College's Most influential alumni?

Hamilton College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Literature, and Law. Hamilton College’s most academically influential people include Ezra Pound, B. F. Skinner, and Elihu Root.

Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound

American poet and critic

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B. F. Skinner
B. F. Skinner

American behaviorist

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Elihu Root
Elihu Root

American politician

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Gerrit Smith
Gerrit Smith

American abolitionist and politician

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Kamila Shamsie
Kamila Shamsie

Pakistani writer

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Erik Wemple

American newspaper editor

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Peter Falk
Peter Falk

American actor

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Oliver Treyz

American network television executive

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Charles Dudley Warner
Charles Dudley Warner

American writer

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Terry Brooks
Terry Brooks

American writer

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Paul Greengard
Paul Greengard

American neuroscientist

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Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough

American scholar in the history of religion

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