Colgate U

Colgate University

13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    23
  • Previously Enrolled
    86

Overview of Colgate University (Colgate U)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,873
    • Men:1,303 (45.4%)
    • Women:1,570 (54.6%)

Location

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Admission Information (Colgate U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Colgate University is most difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
3
4
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
13 Oak Drive
City, State, Zip
Hamilton, NY  13346-1386
Phone
(315) 228-7401
Fax
(315) 228-7798
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15, Rolling
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
Colgate supplement required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
28% of 8,542 applicants were admitted
Women
30% of 4,517 applicants were admitted
Men
26% of 4,025 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
771 (32%) of 2,404 admitted students enrolled
Women
436 (32%) of 1,376 admitted students enrolled
Men
335 (33%) of 1,028 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.70
375 And Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
27%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
650-770 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
58%
• Score 600 - 700
30%
• Score 500 - 600
12%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
660-730 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
55%
• Score 600 - 700
39%
• Score 500 - 600
6%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
31-33 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
84%
• Score 24 - 29
15%
• Score 18 - 23
1%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Colgate U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $53,980 (77.26882336100773%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,520 (19.352991697681077%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,360 (3.378184941311194%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Colgate University accepts prepayment plan, installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification Date
On or about March 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002701
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
294 (38.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
241 (82.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
241 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
241 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$53,246
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 241 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $49,397
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 200 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,732
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,142 (40.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,037 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,035 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,035 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$52,488
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,029 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $48,369
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 866 (83.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,637
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,761
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
27.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,271

Academics & Instruction (Colgate U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


296

Part-Time Faculty


64

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


82%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,507,409

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Colgate University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


94.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


88.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


90.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


91.0%

Programs & Majors (Colgate U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, History

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Secondary Education

    Campus Life (Colgate U)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    4,197

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    575 acres

    Environment


    Small town/city

    Campus Size


    Syracuse, Utica

    Weather


    Temperature
    14.2 average low in January, 76.7 average high in September
    Rain
    171 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    38 mile(s) from campus in Syracuse
    Nearest Bus Station
    Hamilton
    Nearest Train Station
    25 mile(s) from campus in Utica

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    90% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through junior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division I
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    Maroon and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Crew
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Ice Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Crew
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Ice Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, soccer, softball, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Colgate University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, cove (35+ community service groups), student government association, cultural/ethnic interest groups, student communications/publications (including wcru radio station), club sports/outdoor education

    Sororities


    33.5% of women participate

    Fraternities


    25% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    2,854

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,873
    Women
    1,570
    Men
    1,303

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 4.5% Asian
    • 5.2% Black/African-American
    • 9.9% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 71.3% White
    • 4.8% Unknown

    International Students


    9.4% from 50 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    8

    Student Resources (Colgate U)

    Study resources