Hamilton College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Clinton, New York, which is a predominantly rural area. Enrollment at Hamilton College exceeds 1,900 yearly.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Hamilton College offers:
- Social Sciences
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Communications And Journalism
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Students may submit either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions to Hamilton College. A score within the range of 1960 to 2200 on the SAT, or 28 to 32 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Admission to this school is considered highly competitive, with only 30 percent of students who applied being admitted each year. More information on admissions can be found at hamilton.edu.
The cost of tuition is approximately $47,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their costs. Student housing is available for students, and generally costs around $6,500 for the year. This school may offer financial aid for students who qualify in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The mascot for Hamilton College is the "Continentals", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Students should visit the school's http://www.hamilton.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Hamilton College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Hamilton College is around 1,900 students. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 25% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $49,000-$59,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $6,100 to $7,400 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||57%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||51%||$39,863|
|Receiving Student Loans||37%||$5,009|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Hamilton College may offer services like:
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
With a graduation rate of around 93%, Hamilton College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||90%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||2%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Hamilton College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (New England Small College Ath Conf)
- Basketball (New England Small College Ath Conf)
- Field Hockey
- Football (New England Small College Ath Conf)
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Hamilton College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Hamilton College for official up-to-date information.