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Colgate University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

CU Address

HAMILTON, NY 13346--1398
General info:(315) 228-1000
Financial aid office:(315) 228-7431
Admissions office:(315) 228-7401
University Homepage

Tuition + CU Housing

Meals Per Week:19

UGrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee: $60

Tuition Prepaid: Yes
Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:2726
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 3,018
# of Grad students: 20
Total Students: 3,038




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

44% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $3,457

24% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,981

37% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $16,954

35% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,331
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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Average ACT: 30.0

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Recommended

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

28% men vs 31% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 3,577
Number of Women Applicants: 4,258
Number of Men Admitted: 1,000
Number of Women Admitted: 1,305

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• African-American/Black Studies
• American Indian/Native American Studies
• Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
• Art/Art Studies General
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Astrophysics
• Biochemistry
• Biology Teacher Education
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Chemistry General
• Chinese Language and Literature
• Classical Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Computer Science
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
• Economics General
• Education General
• English Language and Literature General
• English/Language Arts Teacher Education
• Environmental Science
• Environmental Studies
• French Language and Literature
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science General
• German Language and Literature
• History General
• History Teacher Education
• Humanities/Humanistic Studies
• International Relations and Affairs
• Japanese Language and Literature
• Latin American Studies
• Latin Language and Literature
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mathematics and Computer Science
• Molecular Biology
• Music General
• Natural Sciences
• Neuroscience
• Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
• Philosophy
• Philosophy and Religious Studies General
• Physical Sciences
• Physics General
• Physics Teacher Education
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Russian Language and Literature
• Social Sciences General
• Social Studies Teacher Education
• Sociology and Anthropology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Women's Studies

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