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IPEDS ID: 191515
OPE ID: 00272800
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Hamilton College
198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, New York 13323
General information:  (315) 859-4011
Website:  www.hamilton.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,901 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  9 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
7%
Special Learning Opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty19930
Instructional19930
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
Tuition and fees$49,500$51,240$52,770$54,6203.5%
Books and supplies$1,300$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,570$13,010$13,400$13,8703.5%
Other$500$500$500$5000.0%
Total Expenses2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
On Campus$63,870$65,750$67,670$69,9903.4%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid131165%————
Grant or scholarship aid29962%$11,918,337$39,861
Federal grants8518%$498,295$5,862
Pell grants8518%$439,480$5,170
Other federal grants153%$58,815$3,921
State/local government grant or scholarships7215%$225,669$3,134
Institutional grants or scholarships27758%$11,194,373$40,413
Student loan aid19440%$960,378$4,950
Federal student loans18739%$779,467$4,168
Other student loans153%$180,911$12,061
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,04955%$43,305,791$41,283
Pell grants31717%$1,465,556$4,623
Federal student loans63433%$3,310,291$5,221
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2015-20162016-20172017-2018
Average net price$24,397$22,139$27,809
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2015-20162016-20172017-2018
$0 – $30,000$8,631$8,434$9,388
$30,001 – $48,000$10,124$9,715$11,351
$48,001 – $75,000$9,788$13,249$13,274
$75,001 – $110,000$21,029$19,223$22,401
$110,001 and more$40,022$41,616$43,072
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)1,901
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment17
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%Student Gender:
Male: 47%
Female: 53%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 7%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 63%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 100%
25 and over: 0%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 27%
Out-of-state: 64%
Foreign countries: 9%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: -1%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2018
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,2402,6303,610
Percent admitted21%23%20%
Percent admitted who enrolled36%40%34%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2018 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT24351%
ACT20543%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670740
SAT Math680770
ACT Composite3134
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 96%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 94 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 93%
Transfer-out rate: 3%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2010]
4-year: 89%
6-year: 92%
8-year: 92%
[Began in Fall 2012]
4-year: 88%
6-year: 93%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2010 or Fall 2012
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 90%
Female: 95%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Asian: 95%
Black or African American: 83%
Hispanic/Latino: 95%
White: 93%
Two or more races: 100%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 93%
Non-resident alien: 85%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 91%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 7%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 90%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 9%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 91%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 6%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2010-11
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 92%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 8%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 100%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 0%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 92%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 8%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies4
American/United States Studies/Civilization2
Asian Studies/Civilization2
German Studies2
Russian Studies0
Women's Studies8
Category total18
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry13
Biology/Biological Sciences, General24
Neuroscience18
Category total55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General12
Category total12
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing19
General Literature15
Category total34
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature9
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General7
Comparative Literature0
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General0
French Language and Literature9
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General17
Category total42
History
History, General15
Category total15
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General22
Category total22
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General10
Category total10
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies18
Category total18
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy8
Religion/Religious Studies1
Category total9
Physical Sciences
Chemical Physics1
Chemistry, General13
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other6
Physics, General4
Category total24
Psychology
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other21
Category total21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General9
Category total9
Social Sciences
Anthropology4
Archeology2
Economics, General82
International Relations and Affairs21
Political Science and Government, General33
Sociology13
Category total155
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Dance, General1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General5
Film/Cinema/Video Studies5
Fine/Studio Arts, General20
Music, General1
Category total33
Grand total477
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Educational Benefits, 2017-2018
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 4
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $24,595
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 0%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2017-2018 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III with footballMenWomen
Baseball33
Basketball1513
Field Hockey20
Football76
Golf116
Ice Hockey2825
Lacrosse4729
Rowing2837
Soccer3724
Softball15
Squash1013
Swimming and Diving1724
Tennis1714
Track and Field, Indoor3334
Track and Field, Outdoor3432
Track and Field, X-Country1718
Volleyball16
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Middle States Commission on Higher EducationAccredited since ((!)07/01/1921)12/31/2016
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/130527.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations001
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations001
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape9410
Fondling345
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault020
Burglary1076
Motor vehicle theft020
Arson020
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape8310
Fondling335
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault010
Burglary865
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson010
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate1.1%0.4%0.5%
Number in default311
Number in repayment261201197
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)