Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts university. With small classes, a strong emphasis on faculty-student interaction, and a residential community valuing all forms of intellectual rigor, we help students become thoughtful, critical thinkers and perceptive leaders. Colgate University offers 54 majors in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and interdisciplinary programs, Colgate fosters diversity of thought and action.
Approximately 2,900 undergraduate students enroll in the university each year. The campus, considered one of the most beautiful in the United States, is located in the idyllic, small central New York town of Hamilton, one hour from the city of Syracuse, New York, and four hours from New York City. Hamilton was recently named one of America’s most friendly towns.