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Colgate at a Glance

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1819
 

Brian Casey
 

2,922 students (total)
45% male / 55% female
24% from New York State
22% domestic students of color
11% first-generation college students
15% international students (including dual citizens)
 

297 faculty
99% have a PhD, or highest degree in their field
25% faculty of color
56.2% male / 43.8% female
 

9:1
 

17
 

55
 

Tuition: $53,650
Student activity fee: $330
Room (traditional residence hall): $6,525
Board (unlimited meals): $6,995
Personal/books (est.): $2,360
Total billed cost: $67,500
 

Average total award for Class of 2021 students receiving financial aid: $52,075
Admitted students with demonstrated need met in full: 100%
 

Business/management
Communications/media
Consulting
Education
Financial services
Health/medicine
Law/legal services
Nonprofit/social change
Sciences
Sports/recreation
Technology/computing
 

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195+
 

98% Student-athlete graduation rate
25 Division I athletic teams
11 intramural sports
30 club sports
 

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Demographic information above accurate when compiled, June 1, 2016.