Colgate University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Hamilton, NY, Colgate University is one of the best universities in the state of New York. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Colgate University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Colgate University.

13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: (315) 228-7401
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Colgate University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 19
Score: 81
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 15
Average freshman retention rate: 93.5%
6-year graduation rate: 91.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 89%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 27
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 64.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 10:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 94.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 18
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1270-1460
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 65%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 89%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 23.9%
Financial resources rank: 24
Alumni giving rank: 34
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 40.4%

Essential Facts: Colgate University

Colgate University History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 94%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 29%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 29%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 95%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 42%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: basketball, lacrosse, swimming
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, swimming, volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook