Hamilton is a national leader in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves.
Founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy; chartered in 1812 as Hamilton College; third oldest college established in New York State. More ...
Our mission is to provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence and the development of students as human beings, as we prepare them to make choices and accept the responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic world of intellect and diversity.
Hamilton's 1,350-acre campus is situated on a hilltop overlooking the picturesque village of Clinton, N.Y. The College is eight miles southwest of Utica, 45 minutes east of Syracuse, one hour from the Adirondack Park to the northeast and 90 minutes west of Albany.
Alexander Hamilton, U.S. statesman, first secretary of the U.S. Treasury, member of the first Board of Trustees of the Hamilton-Oneida Academy.
Bachelor of Arts
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183 full-time; 94% hold the highest degree in their field.
29% of all classes have 9 or fewer students; nearly three-quarters have 19 or fewer.
1,820 (53% female, 47% male)
Hamilton is need-blind in its admission decisions and meets the full demonstrated financial need of every accepted student.
Students hail from 47 states and 38 countries; More than one-quarter of the student body consists of diverse students from the U.S. or international students.
98% of students live in 27 residence halls.
$44,350 for tuition and fees, $11,270 for room and board
more than $33,150
14 (9 individual/track & field; 4 individual/swimming & diving; 1 team/women's lacrosse)
Top 1% (as measured by the percentage of alumni donors, when comparing all U.S. colleges and universities)