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Hamilton College

Clinton, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate12%

About Hamilton College

Hamilton College is a private, nonprofit college in the rural area of Clinton, New York. Hamilton College was founded in 1812. The college enrolls around 2,075 students a year, including 2,075 undergrads.

Hamilton College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Hamilton College. In 2022, Hamilton College accepted 12% of applicants. In 2022, 1,166 out of 9,899 total applicants were accepted.

Hamilton College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 12%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 32%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 36.6%

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Hamilton College is located in Clinton, New York,.

If you would like to see Hamilton College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Clinton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hancock International.

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College Info

198 College Hill Road Clinton, NY 13323-1296

Campus Setting: Rural

Hamilton College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 4

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hamilton College is Jan 4.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hamilton College is Apr 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Hamilton College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Hamilton College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1440 - 1520


Math SAT Range

720 - 780


Reading SAT Range

700 - 760

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hamilton College is like? There are approximately 2,075 students enrolled at Hamilton College. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 28% percent are from NY and 72% percent of students are from other states.


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