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Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

Colgate University says, "Colgate's mission is to provide a demanding, expansive educational experience to a select group of diverse, talented, intellectually sophisticated students who are capable of challenging themselves, their peers, and their teachers in a setting that brings together living and learning. The purpose of the university is to develop wise, thoughtful, critical thinkers and perceptive leaders by encouraging young men and women to fulfill their potential through residence in a community that values all forms of intellectual rigor and respects the complexity of human understanding." [Source]

Website: http://www.colgate.edu/

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Grading is based on a detailed review of the latest online course catalogs. View rating criteria

3,042
Undergraduate
Enrollment
85%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$60,015
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

9:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.4%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

YES

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

HALF

Science

HALF


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Freedom of Expression
FIRE Speech Code School Rating
A red light institution is one that has at least one policy both clearly and substantially restricting freedom of speech, or that bars public access to its speech-related policies by requiring a university login and password for access.
OASES of Excellence
How Colleges Spend Money

With the cost of college rising much faster than wages, it’s important to choose a college or university that stewards tuition revenue responsibly. Visit HowCollegesSpendMoney.com to learn more about financial resource allocation at Colgate University.

Curriculum last evaluated: 7/28/2021

2019-20 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.