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Profile of Class of 2017

This year's applicant pool was one of the largest and most diverse in Colgate's history. The class was chosen from 8,374 applicants representing 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 140 countries. Admitted students had an average GPA of 3.77 and an average combined SAT of 1403 (critical reading and math). 

Applicants

Applications 8,374 (49 states, D.C., 140 countries)

Accepted 2,209 (26%)

Enrolled 764 (34.6% yield)

Admitted students

SAT middle 50%
 
650-740 cr; 670-760 m 
ACT middle 50%

31-33
Average GPA

3.77 out of 4.0
Percentile in class 
(available for 32% of admitted students)

84% in top 10%; 95% in top 20%

Public / private high schools
53% / 47%

Early Decision

681 applications; 370 admitted; 368 enrolled (48% of class)
306 denied; 86 deferred

Multicultural students

3,329 applications; 679 admitted; 219 enrolled (29% of class)

International students

1,646 applications; 211 admitted; 82 enrolled (11% of class)

Children/grandchildren of alumni 

267 applications; 132 admitted