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Opportunity Programs


The Opportunity Programs staff provides academic counseling and personal support to more than 170 Hamilton students each year.

The Hamilton College Opportunity Programs, comprised of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program and Hamilton College Scholars, are designed to support students who present an alternate academic profile and who demonstrate the ability to compete successfully in an academically competitive environment.

Opportunity Programs

Admission & Application Information

All candidates that want to be considered for the HEOP/Scholar program must go through the general admission process. At Hamilton, admission decisions are made without considering an applicant's ability to pay. Additionally, Hamilton meets the full demonstrated need of every student it admits.

Opportunity Programs Summer Program

Summer Program

The five-week summer program introduces students to Hamilton’s academic rigor and assists students in building a personalized foundation for success.

Counselor Davis

How We Help

Our staff provides academic counseling and personal support to students by helping with curricular choices, bringing academic opportunities to their attention and aiding in their transition to college life.

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program and its activities are supported, in whole or in part, by the New York State Department of Education.

Contact Information


Phyllis A.H. Breland

Director of Opportunity Programs
McEwen Hall 104
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, N.Y. 13323
315-859-4398 315-859-4912 pbreland@hamilton.edu
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