Admission & Aid

Colgate attracts students who want to live in a community with peers, study seriously, challenge themselves, be active, and get involved.

Colgate’s commitment to academic rigor includes a dedication to financial support for exceptional students of all backgrounds

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When I walk around campus, I always see familiar faces. I never imagined my college experience would consist of knowing so many people, and because of that, the University feels more like a home than a college.

Billy Liptrot ’21

Exceptional Academic Quality

The Class of 2023, composed of 790 students, was chosen from almost 10,000 applicants representing all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and 132 countries.

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Competitive Financial Support

Colgate offers generous financial support and is committed to meeting 100 percent of demonstrated financial need for admitted students. The no-loan initiative eliminates loans for students with a total family income up to $125,000. 

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