Guided by the motto “Know Thyself,” Hamilton prepares students for lives of meaning, purpose, and active citizenship. Our open curriculum gives students the freedom to explore their passions while honing critical thinking and communications skills.
Majors and areas of study, respectively
Average financial aid award (including scholarship, student loan, work-study)
Hamilton was chartered in 1812 and named for Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the U.S. treasury.
65% of Hamilton students study away, whether abroad or domestically, in more than 100 programs.
Full-time faculty members; 97% hold the highest degree in their field.
Approximate on-campus enrollment. (additional 150 studying off campus)
Alumni loyalty, among U.S. colleges and universities, as determined by the percent of alumni donors
Hamilton has 25 residential options from small houses to large residence halls, offering singles, doubles, triples, quads, apartments and suites.
Applications received for the Class of 2024
Students in a job, graduate school, internship or pursuing a fellowship within a year of graduation.
Hamilton’s selectivity/acceptance rate
Seniors who graduate having completed at least two internships
There are few things that can replace a Hamilton campus visit, but our virtual tour comes close.
Each year, the Communications Office asks our photographer, Nancy Ford, to choose her favorite photos of the year. In a typical year, she covers a wide range of events on campus and captures scores of campus beauty and student life shots, in addition to specific photo assignments for our website, Hamilton magazine, and other publications.