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.
As dusk faded into darkness on a recent October night, words, illuminated in white light, trailed down an outer wall of the Kirner-Johnson Building, sending mysterious messages to those passing by. “Once I read in a children’s book that unicorns drink moonlight” and “Sorry our elephant orphanage has no vacancies.” What to make of it?