Tool December 2016

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Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 53.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 47.40%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 34.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 81.40%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 50.90%
SAT I Math score 700+: 38.60%
SAT I Math score 600+: 89.50%
ACT score 24-29: 23.00%
ACT score 30-36: 75.00%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 8,724
Students admitted: 2,387
Admission rate: 27%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 85.9%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,263
Full-time enrolled women: 1,571
Part-time enrolled men: 8
Part-time enrolled women: 11
Total enrollment: 2,853

COSTS

Tuition: $51,635
Room and board: $13,075
Est. book expense: $1,040
Fees: $320
Total cost: $66,070
Cost after need-based aid: $22,749
Cost after non-need-based aid: $66,070
Average debt at graduation: $20,859

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $43,321
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $38
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,070
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 38%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 34%