Guided by the motto “Know Thyself,” Hamilton prepares students for lives of meaning, purpose, and active citizenship. Our open curriculum gives students the freedom to explore their passions while honing critical thinking and communications skills.
At Hamilton, study what interests you, be accepted for who you are, and prepare to be the person you were meant to become.
Majors and areas of study, respectively
Average financial aid award (including scholarship, student loan, work-study)
Hamilton was chartered in 1812 and named for Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the U.S. treasury.
65% of Hamilton students study away, whether abroad or domestically, in more than 100 programs.
Full-time faculty members; 97% hold the highest degree in their field.
Approximate on-campus enrollment. (additional 150 studying off campus)
Alumni loyalty, among U.S. colleges and universities, as determined by the percent of alumni donors
Hamilton has 25 residential options from small houses to large residence halls, offering singles, doubles, triples, quads, apartments and suites.
Applications received for the Class of 2023
Students in a job, graduate school, internship or pursuing a fellowship within a year of graduation.
Hamilton's selectivity/acceptance rate
Seniors who graduate having completed at least two internships
Since you can’t visit our beautiful campus in person at the moment, here’s the next best thing.
The 208th Commencement was unlike any other in Hamilton’s history. Due to COVID-19, the College held a virtual ceremony celebrating the 497 members of the Class of 2020 and honoring many of the annual traditions on Sunday, May 24. Discussions are also underway around hosting an in-person gathering on campus at a later date.