Colgate Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Colgate University is ranked 23rd in Liberal Arts Colleges, 8th in New York Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Colgate University by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($58,045) is very expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (23%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,415 SAT, 33 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (2,969) is average.
  • It offers diverse area of study (62 programs).
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Liberal Arts Colleges
#23 in Liberal Arts Colleges
New York Colleges
#8 in New York Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Colgate are $58,045 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University $58,045

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $27,722

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Colgate are $58,045 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University $58,045

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $23,572

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Colgate is 23% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 23%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 68%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Colgate is 35% and the yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 35%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 43%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Colgate is 1,415 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 1,415

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 1,206

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Colgate is 33 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 33

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 77

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Colgate is 91% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 91%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Colgate is 7% and it is very lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 7%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 25%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 28%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Colgate is 94% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 94%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 78%

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Student Population

The total student population at Colgate is 2,969 and its population average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 2,969

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 2,948

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Colgate is $45,889 which is 79.06% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is very higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University $45,889

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $17,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Colgate is 9 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 9 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Colgate offers 62 programs and it means diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Colgate University 62

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 46

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