Application Fee
$60
Acceptance Rate
16%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
35%
Freshmen Enrollment
473
SAT Scores
1,445
ACT Scores
33

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 8,339 students have applied and 1,367 students have allowed to admit to Hamilton College (Acceptance rate: 16.39%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 34.60 % where 473 students have finally enrolled out of 1,367 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Thomas Aquinas College and Scripps College, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 28.83%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 52.00%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,445 and the average ACT score is 33 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Hamilton College is average than the schools (average score is 1,419). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Hamilton College1,44533
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,38731
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Hamilton College, 196 students submitted SAT scores (41% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,445 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670740
Mathematics700780
Total1,3701,520
At Hamilton College, 187 students submitted ACT scores (40% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 33 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading3234
English00
Mathematics00
Total3234

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Hamilton College. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and Admission test scores and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Hamilton College
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended