Hamilton College is located in a medium-sized suburb, in Clinton, NY. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Hamilton College top out at the Bachelor's degree.
One of the good things about the school is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at Hamilton College often study drama and performing arts, fine arts, liberal arts, mathematics, science.
The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. In 2007-2008, 72% of applicants were rejected at Hamilton College. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 650 to 730 in 2007-2008. A quarter of students admitted in 2007-2008 scored 720 or higher on the math SAT.
Students at Hamilton College benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Hamilton College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.
The school offers classes to 1,842 students (1,806 full-time equivalent).
Hamilton College has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. Hamilton College does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in New England Small College Athletic Conference, Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association, New England Small College Athletic Conference, New England Small College Athletic Conference competitions.
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