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Colgate University

Political Science Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 16/2
Student Surveys
(in Political Science)
18
Males: 11, Females: 7
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.6
 

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Colgate University
 A
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 A-

Cornell University
 A-
Harvard University
 B+
Brown University
 A
Princeton University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Bucknell University
 A-
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
 B
F
A+

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.1 High
Actual difficulty:4.1 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect


English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Political Science:

Colgate students are proud students. And, like many schools in the northeast, Colgate has its preppy kids, upper/middle/lower class kids, devoted ath...
Having failed miserably to fit into the Colgate "mold" during my time there, I can only devise theoretical constructs as to why someone so "whitebread...
Colgate is certainly a place where the student body is relatively homogenous. This is a common complaint made by those students who do not see themsel...
Undergraduate experience, Colgate environment, professors, interships, contacts made, other students was amazing. I would not have chosen any other s...
Colgate is an amazing place. The campus is extraordinarily beautiful; the professors are outstanding and professional. The alumni are very supportiv...
I really love Colgate, it is exactly the kind of atmosphere I always dreamed of going to college in. Gorgeous campus, some great professors, tons of g...
I will graduate this May - and like many, many others out of the 2,700 who attend Colgate - I am nothing like the comments made by the previous poster...
There is a big difference between the picture that the Admissions office paints, and what Colgate really is. When they speak up its 'diversity' (78% w...
I am the opposite of the typical colgate student. I am not white, I am not rich, and I do not drive a Jeep Cherokee. I cannot stand people who conti...
Colgate was the right place for me. As a fairly small 'ecosystem' that is frankly in the middle of nowhere (or close) you really need to define your ...
I really enjoyed Colgate when I attended. The campus, of course, speaks for itself, and the professors, for the most part, are outstanding. However,...
Colgate's rural location may not be for everyone, but the quintessential town and stunning campus are relaxing and safe and make it easy to adjust. T...
Undergraduate experience, Colgate environment, professors, interships, contacts made, other students was amazing. I would not have chosen any other s...
Colgate is a great place, for the right type of student. Admissions seems to be obsessed lately with touting the schools diversity. However, I still r...
I really love Colgate, it is exactly the kind of atmosphere I always dreamed of going to college in. Gorgeous campus, some great professors, tons of g...
I wanted to go to this university very badly, however, once I got here and saw how cliquey, unfriendly, racist and arrogant the kids were, it complete...
Looking back, Colgate is an amazing place. Full of great professors, stimulating classes, and a true liberal arts experience. There was no limit to ...
This is my first year at Colgate and I have only been here for less than a month, so although I am really enjoying my experience so far, it is a bit b...
Colgate is not for everyone. True, there is very much a "cookie cutter" type of student, and I no doubt fall into this group of students, I love it h...
I am shocked that anyone could have anything but 100% positive feedback at Colgate. I graduated in 2001, and can honestly say that I could not have i...
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