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What Makes Us Special

About Colgate University

Colgate provides a demanding, expansive educational experience to 2,900 diverse, talented, intellectually sophisticated students capable of challenging themselves, their peers, and their teachers in a setting that brings together living and learning. Our purpose is to develop wise, thoughtful, critical thinkers and perceptive leaders by encouraging young people to fulfill their potential through residence in a community that values all forms of intellectual rigor and respects the complexity of human understanding.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Mathematics650-740
Critical Reading640-720

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.7

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 55%
Men 45%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 94.4%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$21,427

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 99%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 473 174 9 2 658

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