Hamilton College Overview
Hamilton College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Clinton, New York. Clinton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Hamilton College Known For?
- Hamilton has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
- The highest award offered at Hamilton is the bachelor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 87% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Hamilton bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $60,200 a year. That's about 48% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Hamilton to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Hamilton College Rankings
Hamilton is ranked #32 out of 2,587 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #3 out of 160 schools in New York.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Hamilton has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hamilton.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Hamilton has earned from around the web.
|#13||Best Foreign Languages & Linguistics Schools||College Factual|
|#20||Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools||College Factual|
|#25||Best English Language & Literature Schools||College Factual|
|#30||Best Business Schools||Business Degree Central|
|#37||Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools||College Factual|
|#46||Best Psychology Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Hamilton College?
Contact details for Hamilton are given below.
|Address:||198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323|
How Do I Get Into Hamilton?
You can apply to Hamilton online at: www.hamilton.edu/admission/apply
Admission Requirements for Hamilton
|High School GPA||considered but not required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Hamilton?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 19%, and the acceptance rate for women is 18%.
Average Test Scores
About 43% of students accepted to Hamilton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 680 and 750. Math scores were between 700 and 760.
Can I Afford Hamilton College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Hamilton, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $5,156 a year. That adds up to $20,624 over four years for those students.
Hamilton College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,899 full-time undergraduates at Hamilton, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hamilton College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||72|
|Hispanic or Latino||193|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at Hamilton College. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 49 countries are represented at Hamilton. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Hamilton College
Hamilton College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Political Science & Government||38||38|
|Child Development & Psychology||29||29|
|International Relations & National Security||27||27|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||22||22|
|Computer Information Systems||18||18|
|Fine & Studio Arts||18||18|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||14||14|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||14||14|
|Natural Resources Conservation||11||11|
|East Asian Languages||9||9|
|Classical Languages & Literature||6||6|
|Drama & Theater Arts||6||6|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||3||3|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||1||1|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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