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Admission

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Office of Admission
800-843-2655
315-859-4457 (fax)

Application Process

Standardized Testing Requirements

Our applicants are best served by being provided with a variety of ways to meet our standardized test requirement.  They include:

  • The SAT (Essay optional for redesigned SAT); OR
  • The ACT (Writing Section optional); OR
  • Three individual exams of your choice, selected from SAT sections (including Essay test from redesigned SAT), SAT subject tests, ACT writing, AP scores or IB final exams.  One must be a verbal or writing/essay test, one must be a quantitative test, and the third is your choice.  The following tests satisfy Hamilton's quantitative and verbal/writing requirements:

Acceptable Quantitative Tests:  SAT Math; SAT Subject Tests in Math, Chemistry, or Physics; AP Computer Science, Chemistry, Economics, Math, or Physics; IB final exam results for Chemistry, Computing Studies, Economics, Math, Physics, or Physical and Chemical Systems

Acceptable Verbal/Writing Tests: SAT Critical Reading; SAT Writing; SAT Essay from redesigned SAT; ACT Writing; AP English Language and Composition; IB final exam results for Language (A1, A2, or B English); TOEFL or IELTS (for International students ONLY)

Note:  It is Hamilton's policy to select the testing options that will serve you best.  We strongly encourage you to submit all of your testing to Hamilton and we will choose the best scores for you. 

Hamilton's CEEB and TOEFL Designated Institution Code is 2286.

 

2015-16 Testing Deadlines

SAT Scores
October 3, and November 7, 2015 test dates:
We will receive these scores in time to consider for Early Decision I, Early Decision II or Regular Decision applicants.

December 5, 2015 test date:
We will receive these scores in time to consider for Early Decision II or Regular Decision applicants.

January 23, 2016 test date:
We will not receive the scores in time to consider for Early Decision II applicants and there is no guarantee that we will receive the scores in time to consider for Regular Decision applicants.

ACT Scores
October 24, 2015 test date:
We will receive these scores in time to consider for Early Decision I, Early Decision II or Regular Decision applicants.

December 12, 2015 test date:
We will receive these scores in time to consider for Early Decision II or Regular Decision applicants.

February 6, 2016 test date:
We will not receive the scores in time to consider for Early Decision II applicants and there is no guarantee that we will receive the scores in time to consider for Regular Decision applicants.

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