Hamilton College

Overview of Hamilton College

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.

Areas of Study

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.

Hamilton College Selectivity

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.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 1,842 students (1,806 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

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.

More complete details are provided below.

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Some campuses offers specific programs
Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Russian Studies
German Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Comparative Literature
Chinese Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Hispanic And Latin American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Chemical Physics
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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