Office of Admission, 198 College Hill RoadClinton, NY 13323 315-859-4421
http://www.hamilton.edu admission@hamilton.edu
About Hamilton College
  • Year of Foundation 1812
  • Size of Campus 1,300 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,812
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 67%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 34,980
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $75
  • Enrollment No. 1851
Founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy; chartered in 1812 as Hamilton College; third oldest college established in New York State. Hamilton's 1,350-acre campus is situated on a hilltop overlooking the picturesque village of Clinton, N.Y. The College is eight miles southwest of Utica, 45 minutes east of Syracuse, one hour from the Adirondack Park to the northeast and 90 minutes west of Albany. Our mission is to provide an educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence and the development of students as human beings, as we prepare them to make choices and accept the responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic world of intellect and diversity.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 9
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members 29%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 19%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Cultural Society, Brothers, International Student organization, La Vanguardia, West Indian and African Association, Black Student Union
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Syracuse (50), Utica (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Utica (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Utica (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 98%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 12%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 58%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 60
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Emerson Gallery
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,000
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 5
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 25
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 33%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Syracuse University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Syracuse University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs General Electric, Chubb Group, Goldman Sachs, New England Center for Children, Bear, Sterns, Marsh, Inc., Skadden, Arps, George Little Management, Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural