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Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)

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Colgate University is ranked 10 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 19 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 57%
Applicants who took ACT 43%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+30%
600-69958%
600+88%

SAT Math Score

700+52%
600-69939%
600+91%

ACT Score

30-3673%
24-2924%
24+97%

Students applied8,717
Students admitted2,287
Admission rate26%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate90%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,650
Fees$320
Room and board$12,570
Estimated book expense$1,040
Total cost$63,580

Cost after need-based aid$22,152
Cost after non-need-based aid$63,580

Average debt at graduation$21,405

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$61,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,428
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,875

Full-Time

Men1,305
Women1,558

Part-Time

Men7
Women5

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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