Colgate UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Hamilton, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$58,045

Avg tuition

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About Colgate University

Colgate University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Hamilton, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,992, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 23%. The university offers 54 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 91%, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Tuition and fees for students are $58,045.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

23% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 23%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 95%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 91%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1330-1500

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 31-34

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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55%

Female Student Population

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

65%

Non-U.S. Citizen

10%

Hispanic

9%

Asian

5%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

13% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

13%

State Grant Aid

9%

Institution Grant Aid

42%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,072
State Grant Aid $4,434
Institution Grant Aid $46,527
Pell Grant Aid $4,824
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.