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.
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.
60% of Hamilton students study away, whether abroad or domestically, in more than 100 programs.
Full-time faculty members; 95% hold the highest degree in their field.
Approximate total enrollment (including roughly 150 that study off campus annually)
Alumni loyalty, among U.S. colleges and universities, as determined by the percent of alumni donors
Hamilton has 29 residential options from small houses to large residence halls, offering singles, doubles, triples, quads, apartments and suites.
Finance, 15.7%; Business Management, 14.2%; Education, 11.4%; Health Care, 10.2%; Science & Technology, 8%; Nonprofit, 6.2%
Applications received for the Class of 2025
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
There are few things that can replace a Hamilton campus visit, but our virtual tour comes close.
Academic achievement prizes, prize scholarships, and other student awards were presented at the annual Class & Charter Day convocation on May 11 in the College Chapel. Among the top prizes, Ryan Smolarsky ’23 was awarded the Milton F. Fillius Jr. /Joseph Drown Prize Scholarship, and Joel Adade ’22 received the James Soper Merrill Prize.