Visitors Guide to Colgate University

About Colgate University

Colgate University c/o @ colgateuniversity

Colgate University c/o @colgateuniversity

Colgate University was founded in 1818 and is located in Hamilton, NY - a tiny town whose population just about equals the student body! The private school's rural campus covers 553 acres and is home to total of 2,882 undergraduate students. Colgate University is ranked 12th amongst national liberal arts colleges, with Washington and Lee University being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Colgate University tend to apply to Cornell UniversityBrown University, and Dartmouth and as well. 

Location: Hamilton, NY
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Type: Private
Size: Small
Tuition: $49,970 USD

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division III
Greek Life: No

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2025 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Decision 1 and 2
Acceptance Rate: 27.40%


Colgate University Dining Guide

Where to Eat Near Campus


Planning a Visit to Colgate

Fun Activities Near Campus