Heidi Wong ’20, an artist and poet with 230,000+ Instagram followers, finds professors who encourage and challenge her.
Always seeking answers, Kalvin Nash ’18 found an intellectual home in the lab with Professor Adam Van Wynsberghe.
Open curriculum helps Angelique Archer and William Benthem de Grave pursue a unique double major: economics and theatre.
At Hamilton, study what interests you, be accepted for who you are, and prepare to be the person you were meant to become.
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 2023
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
We have collected a few exceptional admission essays written by enrolled Hamilton students (with their permission, of course). They offer a glimpse into the diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as the writing talents, so many of our students bring to College Hill.
Seventy-five years ago, the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division led the Allied advance through the Alps, ultimately paving the way to the Allies' victory. The bravery, struggles, and accomplishments of these soldiers are documented in "The Winter Army: The 10th Mountain Division in World War II" by Professor of History Maurice Isserman.