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Colgate University LogoBelow is a brief overview of Colgate University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Colgate University admission criteria are very strong; in 2013/14 this college accepted only 29% of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Colgate generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$60
Colgate University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Colgate University is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Aptitude Test is important bit of the application process. 68% of applicants at Colgate submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 610 to 760 on Critical Reading and from 620 to 750 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you got a score above 710 in SAT Critical Reading and 710 in SAT Math, that gives good chances to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
560
680
710

SAT Math
570
680
710

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is common element of the application procedure at Colgate University. 32 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 29 to 33 on Composite, from 29 to 36 on English, and from 27 to 34 on Math. Therefore, if you got a score above 32 in ACT Composite, 34 in ACT English, and 32 in ACT Math - that will be good enough to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
27
31
32

ACT English
27
32
34

ACT Math
25
31
32

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(315)
228-1000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Colgate University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (315) 228-1000 or check Colgate University Website

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