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Colgate University

13 Oak Drive,
Hamilton, New York – 13346-1398 
Phone: 
(315)228-1000

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

17%

Admissions Yield

29%

Applicants Total

17,540

Admissions Total

3,015

ENROLLMENT

Colgate University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,164 and a student faculty ratio of 9:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
923
Total Enrollment
3,176
Undergraduate Enrollment
3,164
Graduate Enrollment
12
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
93
Student-to-faculty Ratio
9
Enrolled Total
887

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Colgate University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $60
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $61,966
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $80,160
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $80,160

ACT Requirements​

21%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

32%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Colgate University scored between a 1350 – 1500 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1430. Roughly 29% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
29%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
670
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
740
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
680
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
760

Admissions Criteria

The Colgate University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
4%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
9%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
66%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
6%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

48% of students at Colgate University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $53,718. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

48%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$53,718

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$24,500

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Colgate University has an average graduation rate of 87% within 4 years and 90% within 6 years. At Colgate University, 696 students earn a bachelors, 3 receive a master’s, and 0 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 9% of the student body are from foreign countries,23% in-state, and 68% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
23%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
68%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
9%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
696
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
3
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
0
Graduation rate, total cohort
90
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
87
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
90

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