Hamilton College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Hamilton College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,880 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1793 and is the only school located in Clinton, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Fair
Bachelor's degree is offered at Hamilton College.

Hamilton College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, Economics, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
93%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Hamilton College student retention rate is very high at 93% (well above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hamilton College is great - 94%. Roughly 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hamilton College is good: 9:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,600
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $49,100 annually. The additional fees at Hamilton College not covered by tuition are around $500; which makes it a total of $49,600 per year.

Read the details about Hamilton College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
25%
Hard
According to government data, 5,434 applications were submitted and 1,348 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get admitted at this school.

Hamilton College might accept advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Hamilton College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,900
Medium
Hamilton College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hamilton College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Hamilton College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,900 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, approximately $6,900 annually.

Based on the college crime numbers, Hamilton College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hamilton College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, New York 13323, USA
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