Colgate University

Acceptance Rate 23 %
SAT Average 1,415
Tuition & Fees $60,015
Student Population 2,969
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $45,889

Academic Overview

Colgate University Campus, Hamilton, NY
Colgate University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Hamilton, New York. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $60,015 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,969 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 23% and the graduation rate is 91% last year.
The salary after graduation from Colgate University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $81,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Colgate University are $60,015. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $60,015 on average.
Colgate University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Colgate. The acceptance rate of Colgate is 23% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 35%. The average graduation rate is 91% and the transfer-out rate is 7%. The average received amount of financial aid is $45,889 and 47% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,969 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Colgate University is 23 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Colgate University is 91 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Colgate University is 7 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Colgate University is 94 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Colgate University is 2,969
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Colgate University is 9 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $45,889 at Colgate University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Colgate offers 65 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree540
Master's Degree110

Special Learning Opportunities

Colgate University does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Colgate University.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,605)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,240)

Veterans Benefits

Colgate University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges