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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

13 Oak Dr Hamilton, NY 13346-1398
Phone: (315) 228-1000
Admissions Phone: (315) 228-7401
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Colgate University
  • Located in Hamilton, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 3,002 students enrolled
  • 23% admitted
  • $52,804 annual cost to attend
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Alia from Florida
  • I am a current student here

    When I was touring, I was told it is a â??work hard, play hardâ?? mentality. The party culture was more prominent than I had been anticipating, but Colgate groups work hard to provide outlets for activities outside of partying. That is simply something I wish I knew. Definitely go in for an interview and tour the campus. The campus is gorgeous and the interview is not intimidating whatsoever. They just want to get to know you and the relationship will enhance your application. It gets very, very cold. If accepted, look through the Pre-Orientation Programs. I went on a week long Sea Kayaking trip with Outdoor Education and it was an awesome, awesome experience and I met the people I am closest with currently.

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  • Renee from MN
  • I am a current student here

    Buy a pair of bean boots and get your Vineyard Vines ready for this preppy campus.

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  • Current Student
  • I am a current student here

    Make sure that you take every opportunity and go to as many extra lectures and activities as possible. Brown bags are the best.

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  • Allison
  • I am a current student here

    Definitely visit the campus - and if you're really serious about it, and can afford to go on more than one trip to the campus, you should visit in multiple seasons. This is mostly because of the huge range in weather, but even though the campus is beautiful year-round, you need to decide if you would be okay with the extremes in the weather - especially trudging up the hill in the winter (it is a pretty steep hill, and most people I know end up going up and down the hill at least once a day, so you get used to the hike, but it's still something you should consider).

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  • Emily from Milford, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    Come to visit! Stay with some freshman and attend a few classes so you get to know the student life and academics. Any dean would love to talk to you as well - Gary Ross, the dean of admissions, is definitely a fan favorite. When I visited Colgate it was summer and there was no one around, but Gary Ross welcomed me and talked to me and my parents for almost two hours! Ask lots of questions because students LOVE Colgate and can't talk enough about the campus, clubs, nightlife, and academics!

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