Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)


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Hamilton College is ranked 16 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 29 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 53%
Applicants who took ACT 32%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+51%
600-69940%
600+91%

SAT Math Score

700+51%
600-69943%
600+94%

ACT Score

30-3685%
24-2915%
24+100%

Students applied5,434
Students admitted1,348
Admission rate25%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,730
Fees$510
Room and board$13,010
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$65,250

Cost after need-based aid$24,080
Cost after non-need-based aid$65,250

Average debt at graduation$17,654

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,170
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,872

Full-Time

Men909
Women953

Part-Time

Men3
Women7

Freshmen retained93%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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