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Colgate University

Hamilton, NY
University Website: www.colgate.edu
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Colgate University is a private liberal arts college in Hamilton, New York, USA. The school was founded in 1819 as a Baptist seminary and later became non-denominational. It is named for the Colgate family who greatly contributed to the university's endowment in the 19th century.

Colgate has 52 undergraduate concentrations that culminate in a Bachelor of Arts degree. The student body comes from 47 states and 42 countries. In its 2013 edition, U.S. News and World Report ranked Colgate as the 18th best liberal arts college in the country. Colgate ranked 37th in the 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" from Forbes.com. It is also listed as one of thirty Hidden Ivies and as one of Newsweek's "New Ivies".

Colgate is located on a rural 515 acre (2.08 km²) campus in Central New York. Despite an undergraduate population of only 2,800, Colgate is a member of the Patriot League conference of the NCAA Division I.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $42,625.00 avg tuition

13 Oak Dr
Hamilton, NY 13346-1398
(315) 228-1000

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in New York

Name Amount Deadline
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Up to $35,000 Varies