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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?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$51,126 Avg Cost After Aid
14% Acceptance Rate
  • Hamilton has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Hamilton is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 82% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Hamilton makes roughly $77,214 a year. This is 89% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • 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.

Where Is Hamilton College?


Contact details for Hamilton are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323
Phone: 315-859-4011

How Do I Get Into Hamilton?

You can apply to Hamilton online at:

Admission Requirements for Hamilton

Submission Required?
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Hamilton?

14% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
32% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Hamilton is 14%, which means the school is highly selective when deciding who will be admitted and who won't. Even if you have great grades and test scores, that may not be enough. So be sure to look for ways to make your application memorable.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 15%, and the acceptance rate for women is 14%.

Average Test Scores

About 32% 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 700 and 760. Math scores were between 710 and 780.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hamilton College  ( 700 to 760 )

SAT Math Scores for Hamilton College  ( 710 to 780 )
Hamilton received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Hamilton College  ( 33 to 35 )

Can I Afford Hamilton College?

$51,126 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of Hamilton is $51,126. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 37% of students took out student loans averaging $6,688 a year. That adds up to $26,752 over four years for those students.

Hamilton College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,049 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,055 undergraduate students at Hamilton, with 2,049 being full-time and 6 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,049 full-time undergraduates at Hamilton, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hamilton College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 169
Black or African American 64
Hispanic or Latino 204
White 1,324
International Students 139
Other Races/Ethnicities 149

Geographic Diversity

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.


*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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