Rank: 44

Hamilton College

Clinton, NYwww.hamilton.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1390/32
Enrollment
2,046
Students at Hamilton College, as the liberal arts school loves to point out, study whatever interests them. Thanks to an open curriculum, they aren't bound by a strict track of courses and prerequisites. That doesn't mean there aren't specific requirements to earn a degree in one of the 44 majors offered at Hamilton, though. The college emphasizes strong critical thinking...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$69,400
% of students who get any grants
54%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$23,700
Average price for low-income students
$6,100
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
100%
% of need met
100%
% of students who get merit* grants
N/A
Average merit grant
N/A
student success
Graduation rate
92%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Average student debt
$14,500
Average salary within 5 years
$54,100
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
60%
admissions
Acceptance rate
25%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1390/32
SAT/ACT required?
No
key deadlines
Early decision application
15-Nov
Regular application
1-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

Hamilton has such a small and close-knit community that hasn't been matched by any other school I have heard about or seen. Beginning with our unique small group orientation trips, we are on a campus where caring about others and having empathy is the most important thing. Although it is...
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Hamilton College is a great liberal arts school that focuses a lot on writing, which I've found to help me a lot in job interviews and applications. It's a hard school, but a great community and you receive a wonderful education here....
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The glen around the college is one of the best and most unique features of Hamilton. There is endless exploring and bonfires to be had. If you are from a big city, you'll be amazed by how great it is to be able to take a forest walk as a...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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