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Located in the geographic center of New York State, Colgate is alive with teaching, research, and possibility.

Majors Africana and Latin American studies Anthropology Art and art history Asian studies Astrogeophysics Astronomy/physics Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Chinese Classical studies Classics Computer science Computer science/mathematics Economics Educational studies English Environmental biology Environmental economics Environmental geography Environmental geology Environmental studies French Geography Geology German Greek History Humanities International relations Japanese Latin Mathematical economics Mathematics Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Molecular biology Music Native American studies Natural sciences Neuroscience Peace and conflict studies Philosophy Philosophy and religion Physical science Physics Political science Psychology Religion Russian and Eurasian studies Social sciences Sociology Spanish Theater Women’s studies

Additional Minors Minors are offered in most majors, plus the following: Applied mathematics Creative writing Film and media studies Jewish studies LGBTQ studies Linguistics Mathematical systems biology Medieval and Renaissance studies Museum studies Writing and rhetoric

Hamilton, New York CO LGATE.EDU 2016 – 2017

OFFICE OF ADMISSION 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346 7/2016

phone: 315-228-7401 fax: 315-228-7544

admission@colgate.edu colgate.edu

Welcome to the middle of everywhere.


Quick facts 67%

FACULTY

Founded: 1819

NUMBER OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

COST OF ATTENDANCE 2016–17

(8 graduate students)

FULL-YEAR TUITION STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEE ROOM (RESIDENCE HALL) MEALS (PREMIER UNLIMITED)

295 2,915 1,626 1,289 273 47 9:1 100% 25 92% 14

of students participate in off-campus study

STUDENTFACULTY RATIO

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

STATES REPRESENTED

(plus D.C.)

BROOKINGS RANKS COLGATE #2 FOR “VALUE-ADDED” WITH RESPECT TO MID-CAREER EARNINGS

9:1

Student-faculty ratio

2,915

Undergraduate students

75

DIVISION 1

ATHLETIC TEAMS

COURSES TAUGHT BY FACULTY

Countries represented

GRADUATION RATE

SEMESTERS

CALENDAR

Approved off-campus study programs

575

Campus acres in Hamilton, N.Y.

NUMBER OF NEARBY HIKING TRAILS

GO, ’GATE!

88%

100+

STUDENTS WHO LIVE IN COLGATE HOUSING

200+ CLUBS

HAMILTON, N.Y.

Colgate alumni live in 86 countries

Named by Forbes as one of America’s friendliest towns

Montreal

8,775

Miles

Farthest-away student hometown (Napier, New Zealand)

Class of 2015

COLGATE GRADS HAVE SERVED

CLASS OF 2020 PROFILE APPLICATIONS

100%

COLGATE MEETS 100% OF THE DEMONSTRATED NEED OF ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS

FINANCIAL AID AVERAGE ANNUAL AWARD FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID COLGATE GRANT $ 44,142 STUDENT LOAN $ 2,500 CAMPUS JOB $ 2,800 TOTAL AWARD $ 49,442

ACCEPTED

ENROLLED

COUNTRIES OF CITIZENSHIP

8,394 2,410 775

42

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

10%

OF THE CLASS

EARLY DECISION

752

APPLICATIONS

369

ENROLLED

ACCEPTED STUDENTS – AVERAGE TEST SCORES AND GPA SAT MIDDLE 50%: 660–750 CR, 670–770 M (Estimated 1420–1520 on new scale)

Colgate is located in the center of New York State, 230 miles (about four hours) northwest of New York City.

ACT MIDDLE 50%: 31–34

AVERAGE GPA: 3.8 OUT OF 4.0

Our Wikipedia page is translated into 13 languages

CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS

TOP GRAD SCHOOLS Boston College Boston University Columbia University Duke University

Georgetown University Harvard University University of California, Los Angeles

PEACE CORPS

339

$16,000

20%

of students participate in fraternities and sororities

LAW SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE

AVERAGE DEBT LOAD FOR AIDED STUDENTS AFTER 4 YEARS

OF THE CLASS

31% 100%

TOTAL $ 65,030 EST. PERSONAL EXPENSES/BOOKS $ 2,260

DOMESTIC STUDENTS OF COLOR

Atlantic Ocean

$ 51,635 $ 320 $ 6,310 $ 6,765

NUMBER OF DINOSAUR EGGS

University of Pennsylvania University of Rochester Yale University

Colgate University is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire university community, including visitors. All members of the Colgate community are encouraged to promptly report crimes and fires to the Campus Safety Department by dialing 315-228-7911. Campus Safety is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact Gert Neubauer, Associate Director of Campus Safety, 315-228-7333, or via e-mail at gneubauer@colgate.edu. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety. Crime and fire statistics for all colleges and universities are available for review at the United States Department of Education’s website: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.

POLICY ON NONDISCRIMINATION

Colgate University is committed to the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise, and to a learning and living environment where all members of the community feel safe and respected. The university will not discriminate because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law. Colgate’s nondiscrimination policy complies with all current statutes and applies to admission, employment, and access to all programs, services, and other activities offered by the university. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Please refer to Chapter XI in the catalogue for information regarding the University’s affirmative action policy and the personnel responsible for overseeing compliance and handling complaints in relation to federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination.

DISCLAIMER

This bulletin was prepared in June 2016. Care was taken to ensure that information was accurate and up to date; however, the bulletin should not be considered a contract between the university and the student. Colgate reserves the right to change academic requirements, programs of study, activities, operations, fees, or the announced academic calendar without prior notice in accordance with established procedures.


Quick facts 67%

FACULTY

Founded: 1819

NUMBER OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

COST OF ATTENDANCE 2016–17

(8 graduate students)

FULL-YEAR TUITION STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEE ROOM (RESIDENCE HALL) MEALS (PREMIER UNLIMITED)

295 2,915 1,626 1,289 273 47 9:1 100% 25 92% 14

of students participate in off-campus study

STUDENTFACULTY RATIO

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

STATES REPRESENTED

(plus D.C.)

BROOKINGS RANKS COLGATE #2 FOR “VALUE-ADDED” WITH RESPECT TO MID-CAREER EARNINGS

9:1

Student-faculty ratio

2,915

Undergraduate students

75

DIVISION 1

ATHLETIC TEAMS

COURSES TAUGHT BY FACULTY

Countries represented

GRADUATION RATE

SEMESTERS

CALENDAR

Approved off-campus study programs

575

Campus acres in Hamilton, N.Y.

NUMBER OF NEARBY HIKING TRAILS

GO, ’GATE!

88%

100+

STUDENTS WHO LIVE IN COLGATE HOUSING

200+ CLUBS

HAMILTON, N.Y.

Colgate alumni live in 86 countries

Named by Forbes as one of America’s friendliest towns

Montreal

8,775

Miles

Farthest-away student hometown (Napier, New Zealand)

Class of 2015

COLGATE GRADS HAVE SERVED

CLASS OF 2020 PROFILE APPLICATIONS

100%

COLGATE MEETS 100% OF THE DEMONSTRATED NEED OF ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS

FINANCIAL AID AVERAGE ANNUAL AWARD FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID COLGATE GRANT $ 44,142 STUDENT LOAN $ 2,500 CAMPUS JOB $ 2,800 TOTAL AWARD $ 49,442

ACCEPTED

ENROLLED

COUNTRIES OF CITIZENSHIP

8,394 2,410 775

42

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

10%

OF THE CLASS

EARLY DECISION

752

APPLICATIONS

369

ENROLLED

ACCEPTED STUDENTS – AVERAGE TEST SCORES AND GPA SAT MIDDLE 50%: 660–750 CR, 670–770 M (Estimated 1420–1520 on new scale)

Colgate is located in the center of New York State, 230 miles (about four hours) northwest of New York City.

ACT MIDDLE 50%: 31–34

AVERAGE GPA: 3.8 OUT OF 4.0

Our Wikipedia page is translated into 13 languages

CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS

TOP GRAD SCHOOLS Boston College Boston University Columbia University Duke University

Georgetown University Harvard University University of California, Los Angeles

PEACE CORPS

339

$16,000

20%

of students participate in fraternities and sororities

LAW SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE

AVERAGE DEBT LOAD FOR AIDED STUDENTS AFTER 4 YEARS

OF THE CLASS

31% 100%

TOTAL $ 65,030 EST. PERSONAL EXPENSES/BOOKS $ 2,260

DOMESTIC STUDENTS OF COLOR

Atlantic Ocean

$ 51,635 $ 320 $ 6,310 $ 6,765

NUMBER OF DINOSAUR EGGS

University of Pennsylvania University of Rochester Yale University

Colgate University is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire university community, including visitors. All members of the Colgate community are encouraged to promptly report crimes and fires to the Campus Safety Department by dialing 315-228-7911. Campus Safety is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact Gert Neubauer, Associate Director of Campus Safety, 315-228-7333, or via e-mail at gneubauer@colgate.edu. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety. Crime and fire statistics for all colleges and universities are available for review at the United States Department of Education’s website: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.

POLICY ON NONDISCRIMINATION

Colgate University is committed to the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise, and to a learning and living environment where all members of the community feel safe and respected. The university will not discriminate because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law. Colgate’s nondiscrimination policy complies with all current statutes and applies to admission, employment, and access to all programs, services, and other activities offered by the university. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Please refer to Chapter XI in the catalogue for information regarding the University’s affirmative action policy and the personnel responsible for overseeing compliance and handling complaints in relation to federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination.

DISCLAIMER

This bulletin was prepared in June 2016. Care was taken to ensure that information was accurate and up to date; however, the bulletin should not be considered a contract between the university and the student. Colgate reserves the right to change academic requirements, programs of study, activities, operations, fees, or the announced academic calendar without prior notice in accordance with established procedures.


Located in the geographic center of New York State, Colgate is alive with teaching, research, and possibility.

Majors Africana and Latin American studies Anthropology Art and art history Asian studies Astrogeophysics Astronomy/physics Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Chinese Classical studies Classics Computer science Computer science/mathematics Economics Educational studies English Environmental biology Environmental economics Environmental geography Environmental geology Environmental studies French Geography Geology German Greek History Humanities International relations Japanese Latin Mathematical economics Mathematics Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Molecular biology Music Native American studies Natural sciences Neuroscience Peace and conflict studies Philosophy Philosophy and religion Physical science Physics Political science Psychology Religion Russian and Eurasian studies Social sciences Sociology Spanish Theater Women’s studies

Additional Minors Minors are offered in most majors, plus the following: Applied mathematics Creative writing Film and media studies Jewish studies LGBTQ studies Linguistics Mathematical systems biology Medieval and Renaissance studies Museum studies Writing and rhetoric

Hamilton, New York CO LGATE.EDU 2016 – 2017

OFFICE OF ADMISSION 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346 7/2016

phone: 315-228-7401 fax: 315-228-7544

admission@colgate.edu colgate.edu

Welcome to the middle of everywhere.


A tradition of academic excellence 1


All walks of life converge on the quad

2

The ACADEMIC QUAD is located at the heart of campus, just a few steps from most residence halls.

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All walks of life converge on the quad

2

The ACADEMIC QUAD is located at the heart of campus, just a few steps from most residence halls.

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And in the classroom

Connected by the core A distinction since 1928, Colgate’s core curriculum brings students and faculty together through intellectual exploration of fundamental works and ideas. Five of the 32 credits needed for graduation are part of the core. Legacies of the Ancient World Challenges of Modernity Communities and Identities Scientific Perspectives Global Engagements

Students practice prepositions in Professor Ian Helfant’s INTRODUCTORY RUSSIAN course. “Anya na stule.” (“Anya is on the chair.”) 32 CREDITS

“One thing I cannot stress enough is how smart, friendly, and down to earth most of the professors are here.” – Nick Knoke ’16, Vienna, Va., physics 4

colgate.edu/core 5


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Connected by the core A distinction since 1928, Colgate’s core curriculum brings students and faculty together through intellectual exploration of fundamental works and ideas. Five of the 32 course credits needed for graduation are part of the core. Legacies of the Ancient World Challenges of Modernity Communities and Identities Scientific Perspectives Global Engagements Examples include: The Science and Potential Implications of Nanotechnology Life in the Universe: A Cosmic Perspective Russia at the Crossroads of East and West African American Struggle-Freedom

Students practice prepositions in Professor Ian Helfant’s INTRODUCTORY RUSSIAN course. “Anya na stule.” (“Anya is on the chair.”)

32 COURSE CREDITS

“It’s not a cutthroat competitive environment... We’re all here to support each other and to help each other learn.” — Chang Hee Han ’14, Westfield N.J., molecular biology 4

colgate.edu/core 5


Technology inspires innovation

6

Students from all majors can create INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES in Colgate’s own visualization laboratory.

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Technology inspires innovation

6

Students from all majors can create INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES in Colgate’s own visualization laboratory.

7


You inspire others

850

students contributed about

32,000 hours

of community service

90

to different organizations last year.

“I can really attribute a lot of my personal growth the last few years to volunteering.� Zach Papadopoulos ’17, Denver, Colo., cellular neuroscience, member of the Hamilton Fire Department

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9


You inspire others

850

students contributed about

32,000 hours

of community service

90

to different organizations last year.

“I can really attribute a lot of my personal growth the last few years to volunteering.� Zach Papadopoulos ’17, Denver, Colo., cellular neuroscience, member of the Hamilton Fire Department

8

9


Our classrooms are everywhere

10

Students on a FACULTY-LED interfaith trip to Turkey pause for an educational moment outside the SĂźleymaniye Mosque.

11


Our classrooms are everywhere

10

Students on a FACULTY-LED interfaith trip to Turkey pause for an educational moment outside the SĂźleymaniye Mosque.

11


From lucky 13 to our inspirational Torchlight Ceremony, Colgate’s spirit endures through our traditions.

Our traditions are here

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From lucky 13 to our inspirational Torchlight Ceremony, Colgate’s spirit endures through our traditions.

Our traditions are here

13


After going all out

D1

25

Division 1 varsity teams

“In theater, we start to think about all the lights and what is a well-written play, but the most important thing is that you are looking at human nature. That’s what makes theater so powerful.” – Jungmin Kang ’16, South Korea, theater and education

14

15


After going all out

D1

25

Division 1 varsity teams

“In theater, we start to think about all the lights and what is a well-written play, but the most important thing is that you are looking at human nature. That’s what makes theater so powerful.” – Jungmin Kang ’16, South Korea, theater and education

14

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Even Raiders rest

Hungry? With Frank Dining Hall open 24/7, dinner is ready whenever you are.

First-year students have the option to live, learn, and socialize together in one of Colgate’s new facultyled residential learning communities. colgate.edu/RLC

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Even Raiders rest

Hungry? With Frank Dining Hall open 24/7, dinner is ready whenever you are.

First-year students have the option to live, learn, and socialize together in one of Colgate’s new facultyled residential learning communities. colgate.edu/RLC

16

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It’s about doing Two companies. Two dreams. Two victories. Both:

Earned $15,000 in start-up capital from the Colgate Entrepreneurs Fund

Completed successful Kickstarter campaigns

Were developed with Thought Into Action program mentorship Learn about Colgate entrepreneurship at colgate.edu/tia.

BRITTY BUONOCORE ’12, MA’13

CAROLINE ’19 AND JAKE ’16 (RIGHT) DANEHY

Bringing artisan baked goods to Colgate’s hometown of Hamilton

Turning used water bottles into fashion-forward swimwear

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It’s about doing Two companies. Two dreams. Two victories. Both:

Earned $15,000 in start-up capital from the Colgate Entrepreneurs Fund

Completed successful Kickstarter campaigns

Were developed with Thought Into Action program mentorship Learn about Colgate entrepreneurship at colgate.edu/tia.

BRITTY BUONOCORE ’12, MA’13

CAROLINE ’19 AND JAKE ’16 (RIGHT) DANEHY

Bringing artisan baked goods to Colgate’s hometown of Hamilton

Turning used water bottles into fashion-forward swimwear

18

19


Your success matters From your first day on campus to your first job interview, and far beyond graduation, Colgate is with you every step of the way.

2.

Career connections and friendships are made and maintained with the help of our professional networks.

1.

Colgate Lawyers Association

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Common Good Network Communications Network Consulting Network Digital Business and Technology Network Entrepreneur Network Finance and Banking Network Health and Wellness Network Real Estate Council STEM Network Affinity groups

A cappella alumni Alumni of Color First generation/OUS Fraternity/Sorority alumni organizations International alumni

3.

Konosioni alumni LGBTQ Veterans

2015

One year after graduation, 96% of the Class of 2015 reports being employed, in graduate school, or on a fellowship. 20

1. MAGGIE DUNNE ’13 Founder and CEO Lakota Children’s Enrichment Native American studies and religion

2. KATHLEEN DILL ’89 Executive director, global business and executive communications J.P. Morgan English

3. CHASE CAREY ’76 President and COO 21st Century Fox Mathematical economics

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Your success matters From your first day on campus to your first job interview, and far beyond graduation, Colgate is with you every step of the way.

2.

Career connections and friendships are made and maintained with the help of our professional networks.

1.

Colgate Entertainment Group Common Good Network Digital Media and Technology Network Entrepreneur Network Finance and Banking Network Health and Wellness Network Real Estate Council

3.

2013

1. MAGGIE DUNNE ’13 Founder and CEO Lakota Children’s Enrichment Native American studies and religion

2. KATHLEEN DILL ’89 Executive Director, Communications J.P. Morgan English

3. CHASE CAREY ’76 Executive Vice Chairman 21st Century Fox Mathematical economics

One year after graduation, 93.5% of the Class of 2013 reports being employed, in graduate school, or on a fellowship. 20

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“My two biggest apprehensions were making true friends and getting involved on campus. To my surprise, those were the two easiest parts of my transition.” – Julia Klein ’19, Scarsdale, N.Y., political science and international relations

When did you know you were a Raider? 22

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“My two biggest apprehensions were making true friends and getting involved on campus. To my surprise, those were the two easiest parts of my transition.” – Julia Klein ’19, Scarsdale, N.Y., political science and international relations

When did you know you were a Raider? 22

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Endless opportunities

Lifelong connections

The time of your life 24

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Located in the geographic center of New York State, Colgate is alive with teaching, research, and possibility.

Majors Africana and Latin American studies Anthropology Art and art history Asian studies Astrogeophysics Astronomy/physics Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Chinese Classical studies Classics Computer science Computer science/mathematics Economics Educational studies English Environmental biology Environmental economics Environmental geography Environmental geology Environmental studies French Geography Geology German Greek History Humanities International relations Japanese Latin Mathematical economics Mathematics Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Molecular biology Music Native American studies Natural sciences Neuroscience Peace and conflict studies Philosophy Philosophy and religion Physical science Physics Political science Psychology Religion Russian and Eurasian studies Social sciences Sociology Spanish Theater Women’s studies

Additional Minors Minors are offered in most majors, plus the following: Applied mathematics Creative writing Film and media studies Jewish studies LGBTQ studies Linguistics Mathematical systems biology Medieval and Renaissance studies Museum studies Writing and rhetoric

Hamilton, New York CO LGATE.EDU 2016 – 2017

OFFICE OF ADMISSION 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346 7/2016

phone: 315-228-7401 fax: 315-228-7544

admission@colgate.edu colgate.edu

Welcome to the middle of everywhere.


Quick facts 67%

FACULTY

Founded: 1819

NUMBER OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

COST OF ATTENDANCE 2016–17

(8 graduate students)

FULL-YEAR TUITION STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEE ROOM (RESIDENCE HALL) MEALS (PREMIER UNLIMITED)

295 2,915 1,626 1,289 273 47 9:1 100% 25 92% 14

of students participate in off-campus study

STUDENTFACULTY RATIO

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

STATES REPRESENTED

(plus D.C.)

BROOKINGS RANKS COLGATE #2 FOR “VALUE-ADDED” WITH RESPECT TO MID-CAREER EARNINGS

9:1

Student-faculty ratio

2,915

Undergraduate students

75

DIVISION 1

ATHLETIC TEAMS

COURSES TAUGHT BY FACULTY

Countries represented

GRADUATION RATE

SEMESTERS

CALENDAR

Approved off-campus study programs

575

Campus acres in Hamilton, N.Y.

NUMBER OF NEARBY HIKING TRAILS

GO, ’GATE!

88%

100+

STUDENTS WHO LIVE IN COLGATE HOUSING

200+ CLUBS

HAMILTON, N.Y.

Colgate alumni live in 86 countries

Named by Forbes as one of America’s friendliest towns

Montreal

8,775

Miles

Farthest-away student hometown (Napier, New Zealand)

Class of 2015

COLGATE GRADS HAVE SERVED

CLASS OF 2020 PROFILE APPLICATIONS

100%

COLGATE MEETS 100% OF THE DEMONSTRATED NEED OF ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS

FINANCIAL AID AVERAGE ANNUAL AWARD FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID COLGATE GRANT $ 44,142 STUDENT LOAN $ 2,500 CAMPUS JOB $ 2,800 TOTAL AWARD $ 49,442

ACCEPTED

ENROLLED

COUNTRIES OF CITIZENSHIP

8,394 2,410 775

42

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

10%

OF THE CLASS

EARLY DECISION

752

APPLICATIONS

369

ENROLLED

ACCEPTED STUDENTS – AVERAGE TEST SCORES AND GPA SAT MIDDLE 50%: 660–750 CR, 670–770 M (Estimated 1420–1520 on new scale)

Colgate is located in the center of New York State, 230 miles (about four hours) northwest of New York City.

ACT MIDDLE 50%: 31–34

AVERAGE GPA: 3.8 OUT OF 4.0

Our Wikipedia page is translated into 13 languages

CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS

TOP GRAD SCHOOLS Boston College Boston University Columbia University Duke University

Georgetown University Harvard University University of California, Los Angeles

PEACE CORPS

339

$16,000

20%

of students participate in fraternities and sororities

LAW SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE

AVERAGE DEBT LOAD FOR AIDED STUDENTS AFTER 4 YEARS

OF THE CLASS

31% 100%

TOTAL $ 65,030 EST. PERSONAL EXPENSES/BOOKS $ 2,260

DOMESTIC STUDENTS OF COLOR

Atlantic Ocean

$ 51,635 $ 320 $ 6,310 $ 6,765

NUMBER OF DINOSAUR EGGS

University of Pennsylvania University of Rochester Yale University

Colgate University is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire university community, including visitors. All members of the Colgate community are encouraged to promptly report crimes and fires to the Campus Safety Department by dialing 315-228-7911. Campus Safety is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact Gert Neubauer, Associate Director of Campus Safety, 315-228-7333, or via e-mail at gneubauer@colgate.edu. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety. Crime and fire statistics for all colleges and universities are available for review at the United States Department of Education’s website: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.

POLICY ON NONDISCRIMINATION

Colgate University is committed to the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise, and to a learning and living environment where all members of the community feel safe and respected. The university will not discriminate because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law. Colgate’s nondiscrimination policy complies with all current statutes and applies to admission, employment, and access to all programs, services, and other activities offered by the university. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Please refer to Chapter XI in the catalogue for information regarding the University’s affirmative action policy and the personnel responsible for overseeing compliance and handling complaints in relation to federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination.

DISCLAIMER

This bulletin was prepared in June 2016. Care was taken to ensure that information was accurate and up to date; however, the bulletin should not be considered a contract between the university and the student. Colgate reserves the right to change academic requirements, programs of study, activities, operations, fees, or the announced academic calendar without prior notice in accordance with established procedures.


Quick facts 67%

FACULTY

Founded: 1819

NUMBER OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

COST OF ATTENDANCE 2016–17

(8 graduate students)

FULL-YEAR TUITION STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEE ROOM (RESIDENCE HALL) MEALS (PREMIER UNLIMITED)

295 2,915 1,626 1,289 273 47 9:1 100% 25 92% 14

of students participate in off-campus study

STUDENTFACULTY RATIO

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

STATES REPRESENTED

(plus D.C.)

BROOKINGS RANKS COLGATE #2 FOR “VALUE-ADDED” WITH RESPECT TO MID-CAREER EARNINGS

9:1

Student-faculty ratio

2,915

Undergraduate students

75

DIVISION 1

ATHLETIC TEAMS

COURSES TAUGHT BY FACULTY

Countries represented

GRADUATION RATE

SEMESTERS

CALENDAR

Approved off-campus study programs

575

Campus acres in Hamilton, N.Y.

NUMBER OF NEARBY HIKING TRAILS

GO, ’GATE!

88%

100+

STUDENTS WHO LIVE IN COLGATE HOUSING

200+ CLUBS

HAMILTON, N.Y.

Colgate alumni live in 86 countries

Named by Forbes as one of America’s friendliest towns

Montreal

8,775

Miles

Farthest-away student hometown (Napier, New Zealand)

Class of 2015

COLGATE GRADS HAVE SERVED

CLASS OF 2020 PROFILE APPLICATIONS

100%

COLGATE MEETS 100% OF THE DEMONSTRATED NEED OF ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS

FINANCIAL AID AVERAGE ANNUAL AWARD FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID COLGATE GRANT $ 44,142 STUDENT LOAN $ 2,500 CAMPUS JOB $ 2,800 TOTAL AWARD $ 49,442

ACCEPTED

ENROLLED

COUNTRIES OF CITIZENSHIP

8,394 2,410 775

42

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

10%

OF THE CLASS

EARLY DECISION

752

APPLICATIONS

369

ENROLLED

ACCEPTED STUDENTS – AVERAGE TEST SCORES AND GPA SAT MIDDLE 50%: 660–750 CR, 670–770 M (Estimated 1420–1520 on new scale)

Colgate is located in the center of New York State, 230 miles (about four hours) northwest of New York City.

ACT MIDDLE 50%: 31–34

AVERAGE GPA: 3.8 OUT OF 4.0

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CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS

TOP GRAD SCHOOLS Boston College Boston University Columbia University Duke University

Georgetown University Harvard University University of California, Los Angeles

PEACE CORPS

339

$16,000

20%

of students participate in fraternities and sororities

LAW SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE

AVERAGE DEBT LOAD FOR AIDED STUDENTS AFTER 4 YEARS

OF THE CLASS

31% 100%

TOTAL $ 65,030 EST. PERSONAL EXPENSES/BOOKS $ 2,260

DOMESTIC STUDENTS OF COLOR

Atlantic Ocean

$ 51,635 $ 320 $ 6,310 $ 6,765

NUMBER OF DINOSAUR EGGS

University of Pennsylvania University of Rochester Yale University

Colgate University is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire university community, including visitors. All members of the Colgate community are encouraged to promptly report crimes and fires to the Campus Safety Department by dialing 315-228-7911. Campus Safety is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact Gert Neubauer, Associate Director of Campus Safety, 315-228-7333, or via e-mail at gneubauer@colgate.edu. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety. Crime and fire statistics for all colleges and universities are available for review at the United States Department of Education’s website: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.

POLICY ON NONDISCRIMINATION

Colgate University is committed to the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise, and to a learning and living environment where all members of the community feel safe and respected. The university will not discriminate because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law. Colgate’s nondiscrimination policy complies with all current statutes and applies to admission, employment, and access to all programs, services, and other activities offered by the university. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Please refer to Chapter XI in the catalogue for information regarding the University’s affirmative action policy and the personnel responsible for overseeing compliance and handling complaints in relation to federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination.

DISCLAIMER

This bulletin was prepared in June 2016. Care was taken to ensure that information was accurate and up to date; however, the bulletin should not be considered a contract between the university and the student. Colgate reserves the right to change academic requirements, programs of study, activities, operations, fees, or the announced academic calendar without prior notice in accordance with established procedures.


Located in the geographic center of New York State, Colgate is alive with teaching, research, and possibility.

Majors Africana and Latin American studies Anthropology Art and art history Asian studies Astrogeophysics Astronomy/physics Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Chinese Classical studies Classics Computer science Computer science/mathematics Economics Educational studies English Environmental biology Environmental economics Environmental geography Environmental geology Environmental studies French Geography Geology German Greek History Humanities International relations Japanese Latin Mathematical economics Mathematics Middle Eastern and Islamic studies

Molecular biology Music Native American studies Natural sciences Neuroscience Peace and conflict studies Philosophy Philosophy and religion Physical science Physics Political science Psychology Religion Russian and Eurasian studies Social sciences Sociology Spanish Theater Women’s studies

Additional Minors Minors are offered in most majors, plus the following: Applied mathematics Creative writing Film and media studies Jewish studies LGBTQ studies Linguistics Mathematical systems biology Medieval and Renaissance studies Museum studies Writing and rhetoric

Hamilton, New York CO LGATE.EDU 2016 – 2017

OFFICE OF ADMISSION 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346 7/2016

phone: 315-228-7401 fax: 315-228-7544

admission@colgate.edu colgate.edu

Welcome to the middle of everywhere.

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