A sign-language class led Michael Burchesky ’17 to craft an interdisciplinary major that not only combined his passions, but steered him to the study of audiology.
Division III Player of the Year and Academic All-American Evan Buitenhuis ’18 sets high expectations for his academics and his sport.
As president of the Microfinance Club, Lisa Yang ’17 helped a local business succeed. Now, after four internships, she's embarking on her own path at Bank of America.
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
Number of student clubs and organizations
Hamilton was chartered in 1812 and named for Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the U.S. treasury.
About two-thirds of Hamilton students study away, whether abroad or domestically, in more than 100 programs.
Full-time faculty members; 96% hold the highest degree in their field.
Approximate student enrollment.
Hamilton has 26 residential options from small houses to large residence halls, offering singles, doubles, triples, quads, apartments and suites.
Alumni loyalty, among U.S. colleges and universities, as determined by the percent of alumni donors
Middle 50% SAT score ranges for admitted students —
New SAT: 1420-1510
Old SAT: 1430-1540
Applications received for the Class of 2021
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
Hamilton offers its students opportunities to conduct high-level research with faculty members. The projects span disciplines and include international travel.
For Emily Teichman ’18, the study of mood disorders, especially of depression, is a topic of great personal relevance. “I would be hard-pressed to find a person whose life, in some way, whether directly or through a friend or family member, has not been touched by this disease,” she said.