Hamilton College is a private institution established in 1812 with rural setting located at Clinton. It is ranked 18 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $ 54,620 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1897. It practices semester-based academic calendar. The college offers a wide variety of unique student clubs on campus, from The Coloring Book Club to the comedy troupe Yodapez. Hamilton also has an active Greek life, with 18 fraternities and sororities on campus. All underclassmen are required to live on campus, and about 98 percent of students live in the 27 residence halls. Hamilton College was originally a men’s college until 1978 when it became coeducational after uniting with its sister institution, Kirkland College. Nearly half of students study abroad during their time at Hamilton through 180 programs around the world or the school’s consortium programs in Spain, India, France and China, as well as U.S. locations in New York, Boston and Washington. Annual traditions on campus include FebFest, a winter carnival; and May Day, a spring outdoor concert festival.
#18 in national liberal arts college
Clinton, New York