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Hamilton College Student Life

Hamilton College is on a 1,300-acre campus in a small town setting in Clinton, New York There are many activities and organizations for Hamilton College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Hamilton College has fraternities but does not have sororities.

Hamilton College has a thriving WHCL (Hamilton College Radio). In fact, more students participate in WHCL (Hamilton College Radio) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Hamilton College include Slow Food, Powder Club, Black & Latin Student Union (BLSU) and Hamilton College Climbing Club

Hamilton College students' favorite campus events are FebFest, Class & Charter Concert, and Great Names/Common Ground.

Hamilton College Housing

Hamilton College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Hamilton College students live off campus. In 2021, 100% of undergrads at Hamilton College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 0% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Hamilton College. There are 1,993 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,900 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,687 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 9% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Hamilton College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Hamilton College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Hamilton College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Hamilton College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Hamilton College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Hamilton College has student safety program.

Plan a Visit to Hamilton College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Hamilton College, take Interstate 90 to Clinton, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hancock International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip?Explore Hamilton College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Hamilton College Students

54%

Women

46%

Men

100%

Full Time

0.16%

Part Time

28%

In State

72%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

65%

10%

7%

5%

5%

4%

3%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

1,900

Non-Resident / International Students

103

Hamilton College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,900

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

18%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$59,970

Out-of-State

$59,970

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 1
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