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Colgate University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Colgate

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Computer ScienceB-
Geography and GeosciencesB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C+
Music - Composition/TheoryC
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceC+
Political ScienceC+
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalB-

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Surrounding City

... Obviously it's no New York City, but Colgate honestly doesn't need any more people with enthusiasm for Starbucks ...Read full comment
... If you are looking for a bustling city life, this is obviously not the place for you ...Read full comment
... As an alum, I thoroughly enjoy the benefits of a Colgate education--a supportive alumni network, applicable job skills, and the capacity to thin...Read full comment
... If you can get past some of Colgate's perceived weaknesses, such as drinking, snow, and a lack of city amenities, then your overall college ex...Read full comment
... (Yes, the city itself ...Read full comment
... I really wasn't sure if Colgate would be able to offer me everything a larger university in a larger city could, but I was convinced once I came a...Read full comment
... And yes, they WILL discriminate based on race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and a host of other things ...Read full comment
... The town of Hamilton has little to offer and it can be very difficult to find the ways and the means to get into Syracuse, the closest city ...Read full comment
... If you want to live in a big city ...Read full comment
... Anyone from a decent suburb or city will find Hamilton, NY, somewhat claustrophobic, but extremely safe ...Read full comment
... Small student body which is cool because you get to know everyone, but there's not a whole bunch to do for people that need to live near a city .....Read full comment
... for $40+ grand a year, why not go somewhere with actual clubs, an actual city, and where every weekend doesn't involve having to get drunk ...Read full comment
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New York University  
A 9.3
Brown University  
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Harvard University  
B+ 7.7
Yale University  
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