25%

Acceptance Rate

$46,802

Avg.Financial Aid

002701

FAFSA Code

About Colgate University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,969

Website

www.colgate.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private university by the name of Colgate University is located in Hamilton, NY. The university covers an area of 575 acres. In 1819, Colgate University was founded. The motto of the Colgate University is Deo ac Veritati (Latin) and its official colors are maroon and white. In addition to over 2,994 undergraduate students, CU also boasts of over 8 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 3,002. The school has an academic staff of 355 (2018) who teach various courses to the students. Colgate University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At CU around 65% are white, 10% are Non-resident alien, and 9% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including John Cassavetes (Television director, Film Producer), Charles Evans Hughes (Judge, Politician), Andy Rooney (Commentator, Journalist), and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (Politician) in its 201 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At CU, 78 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). The total endowment of the Colgate University is around $950 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

13 Oak Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3152281000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Colgate University at the 46th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

25%

SAT Range

1320 - 1510

ACT Range

31 - 34

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university takes in few number of students, as it has a selective approach and moderate rate of acceptance. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $60, as part of the admission process at CU. The SAT score in the range of 1330-1500 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 31 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Colgate University is 32. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, New York 13346-1398. To gather more information, they can call them at (315) 228-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,058

Average Annual Cost

$55,530

Books And Supplies

$1,040

Other Fees

$340

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,995

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,370

Total One Year Cost

$72,275

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $75,015 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($58,045), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($14,540), and budget for other expenses ($1,330) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

94%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$807

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

109 Graduates

Political Science and Government

72 Graduates

History

56 Graduates

Psychology, General

47 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

43 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

42 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

41 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

39 Graduates

Biology, General

36 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

34 Graduates

Computer Science

33 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

31 Graduates

Philosophy

30 Graduates

Sociology

30 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

29 Graduates

Education, General

28 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

26 Graduates

Mathematics

20 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

19 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

18 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

14 Graduates

Area Studies

13 Graduates

Physics

13 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

10 Graduates

Anthropology

8 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

6 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Natural Sciences

2 Graduates

Physical Sciences

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,958

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

12%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

4% Unknown

5% Black

9% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

67%

Out Of State

25%

In State

8%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$81,702 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,755/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,240/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,240/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Raider

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Patriot League

Total Male Athletes

328

Total Female Athletes

257

Intramural Sports

42

Sports Club

26

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,540 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at CU costs around $7,240 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$63,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,036

$17,187

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 178

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$46,802

Students Receiving Federal Grants

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,480

Students Receiving State Aid

6%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,144

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$45,286

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$64,636

$30K - $48K

$54,304

$48K - $75K

$52,788

$75K - $110K

$50,034

> $110K

$24,713

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$51,375,777

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,339,823

The financial aid department of Colgate University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $6,072, whereas the financial aid is $46,527. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,434, while the institutional aid is $46,527. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at CU based on students' financial needs add up to $51,375,777 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $1,339,823.

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