21%

Acceptance Rate

$39,861

Avg.Financial Aid

002728

FAFSA Code

Hamilton College

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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

    MSCHE

  • Website

    www.hamilton.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    2,005

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

    Yes

Located in Clinton, New York, Hamilton College is a private university. Across all the courses offered at Hamilton College, the enrolment stands at 2,012. The school has a total of 223 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. There are around 53% of the students who are females and 47% are males at Hamilton College. At HC, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. Tom Vilsack, Ezra Pound, B. F. Skinner, and Paul Lieberstein are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. 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. HC offers a total of 29 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

198 College Hill Rd

Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Hamilton College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

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

    1st Jan

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

    21%

  • SAT Range

    1350 - 1510

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    31 - 34

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $60

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to HC is difficult. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $60, as part of the admission process at HC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1370-1520, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Hamilton College, must score 33 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 32 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, New York 13323, or call (315) 859-4011.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

    $27,809

  • Average Annual Cost

    $54,080

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $69,990

  • Other Fees

    $540

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

    $13,870

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $500

Total One Year Cost

$69,990

Before applying to HC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $72,390. The average annual tuition cost ($56,530), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($14,360), and budget for other expenses ($500) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor'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

$492

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Economics

    103 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    47 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    44 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    39 Graduates

  • Research and Experimental Psycholog...

    38 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    27 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    24 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    23 Graduates

  • Research and Experimental Psycholog...

    38 Graduates

  • International Relations and Nationa...

    27 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    24 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    23 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    20 Graduates

  • Public Policy Analysis

    19 Graduates

  • History

    18 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    16 Graduates

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

    15 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    15 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    14 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    14 Graduates

  • Physics

    14 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    13 Graduates

  • Sociology

    13 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    12 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    12 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    11 Graduates

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

    11 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    9 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    9 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    8 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    8 Graduates

  • Archeology

    5 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    5 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    4 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    4 Graduates

  • Music

    2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,005

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

15%

Full-time / Part-time

99% / 1%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

63%

Unknown

6%

Black

4%

Hispanic

9%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

7%

Asian

7%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

70%

Out Of State

22%

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

$78,373 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

100%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,580/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,290/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,290/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Continentals

School Colors

buff and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

New England Small College Ath Conf

Total Male Athletes

327

Total Female Athletes

252

Intramural Sports

19

Sports Club

21

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Squash

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Squash

Campus Security

The college 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 $14,360 per year for living on campus. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 47% male and 53% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$60,200/year

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

$12,750 - $18,350

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.

$132 - $190

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.

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$39,861

Students Receiving Federal Grants

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,862

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,134

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$40,413

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$58,282

$30K - $48K

$56,319

$48K - $75K

$54,396

$75K - $110K

$45,269

> $110K

$24,598

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$44,124,703

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$659,388

The financial aid department of Hamilton College 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. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,413, whereas the financial aid is $43,722. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,787 and institutional aid worth $43,722. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Hamilton College amount to $44,124,703 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $659,388.

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