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This is Colgate

Colgate is unique because of the everyday interactions you have with fellow students on campus. We like to refer to it as the “Colgate Hello.” I cannot go anywhere on campus without seeing a friend and waving.

Morgan Farrah ’22

The Colgate Commitment

The Colgate Commitment marks a milestone in the University’s progress to make a Colgate education affordable to as many talented, high-achieving students as possible, regardless of their socioeconomic background.

For eligible students, this comprehensive financial aid initiative will: eliminate tuition, significantly reduce student debt, and adjust tuition based on the family's income levels.

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Exceptional Academic Quality

The Class of 2025, composed of 913 students, was chosen from more than 17,540 applicants representing 50 states and 146 countries.

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Success After Colgate

98% of last year’s class secured jobs, admission to graduate and professional schools, fellowships and scholarships, military service, or volunteer service within nine months of graduation.

Learn how Colgate prepares students for a lifetime of success.

3,228
undergraduate students
18
average class size
9:1
student-to-faculty ratio
94%
retention rate (students returning as sophomores)
84%
students participate in research
91
graduation rate (among the highest in the nation)

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