Liberal Arts Colleges
#19 in Liberal Arts Colleges
New York Colleges
#5 in New York Colleges

Overview

Hamilton College is ranked 19th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 5th in New York Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Hamilton College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $58,510.
  • The acceptance rate (16%) is much lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,445 SAT, 33 ACT) is average.
  • It has small number of students of 2,005.
  • It offers average (42 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Hamilton are $58,510 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College $58,510

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

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

4-Years Colleges $22,926

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

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Hamilton is 16% and it is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College 16%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years Colleges 68%

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

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

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

Hamilton College 35%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

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

4-Years Colleges 35%

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

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Hamilton is 1,445 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College 1,445

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

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

4-Years Colleges 1,124

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

ACT Scores

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

Hamilton College 33

All U.S. Colleges 68

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

4-Years Colleges 68

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

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Hamilton is 93% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College 93%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

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

4-Years Colleges 51%

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

Transfer-out Rate

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

Hamilton College 4%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

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

4-Years Colleges 24%

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

Retention Rate

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

Hamilton College 94%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years Colleges 73%

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

Student Population

The total student population at Hamilton is 2,005 and its population small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College 2,005

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

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

4-Years Colleges 4,686

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

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Hamilton is $41,283 which is 70.56% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College $41,283

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

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

4-Years Colleges $12,161

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

Student to Faculty Ratio

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

Hamilton College 9 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

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

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

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

Number of Programs

Hamilton offers 42 programs and it means average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Hamilton College 42

All U.S. Colleges 37

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

4-Years Colleges 58

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