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Finding Success After Colgate Professional Connections

Challenging academics, highly engaged alumni, and an irrepressible spirit all drive Colgate students to successful careers.

Internships Are Valuable Opportunities For Students
SophoMORE Connections Program
Career Services for Students
What Alumni Do Now
Learning by Doing
The university's Thought Into Action Entrepreneur Institute coordinates entrepreneurial programming and mentorship across campus. The connection between ambitious students and experienced alumni mentors is one of Colgate's critical advantages.

A Competitive Spirit Division I

Student-athletes at Colgate find great success both in the classroom and on the court.

Raiders Sports
Athletes collect NCAA Academic Awards
Colgate Dedicates New Hockey Arena

Sustainability Is In Our DNA Going Green

Students, faculty, and staff fully embrace environmental initiatives, many of which are tied directly to academic courses.

Sustainability Program
How Students Can Get Involved
Colgate Targets Carbon Neutrality for Campus
Environmental Studies Program

Sharing New Knowledge Intellectual Engagement

Professors like Engda Hagos value student opinions and involve them in their scholarship through deep discussions and hands-on research projects that bring their knowledge to life.

Faculty Spotlights
Colgate Catalogue
Fellowships and Scholarships
Colgate Research

Distinctly Colgate

What is distinctly Colgate? It is being engaged intellectually and athletically. It is striving for a sustainable world. And it is working from a global perspective with an entrepreneur's spirit.

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Intellectual Engagement

We support your curiosity with an intellectual environment that features a strong liberal arts foundation and a 9:1 student-faculty ratio.

Down lineman on the Colgate football team.

Division I Athletics

With 25 Division I sports team, athletics are serious business at Colgate. Incredible facilities support student-athletes who are champions in the classroom, and in the Patriot League.

Amy Dudley '06 in a Senate waiting area.

Success After Colgate

A world-class liberal arts education and true-to-life experiences open doors to careers in any industry. Our highly engaged alumni also provide invaluable mentoring, internship, and networking opportunities.

Richard Branson and his student audience laughing together


Thought Into Action Colgate Entrepreneurs supports, promotes, and advances entrepreneurial activity across the Colgate community.

The Dalai Lama visited Colgate as part of the Global Leaders Lecture Series

Global Perspective

Think big. Be a part of faculty-led extended and off-campus study programs, field research, humanitarian projects, and lectures by leaders from around the world.

Student works with a local child in the Community Garden


Colgate has an ambitious plan to be carbon-neutral for our 2019 bicentennial. Join us in studying environmental issues, embracing sustainable initiatives, and creating a better world to live in.