Hamilton, NY
Colgate University


45 Ratings

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Destiny
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Colgate University is a college of the elite, white, and wealthy. The campus is as white as they come, from the constant whit...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Colgate University is a college of the elite, white, and wealthy. The campus is as white as they come, from the constant white snow falling on the ground to the sea of upper-class, white students spread throughout the quad. Colgate is place of constant Darties (day parties) and underground fraternities where sexism, racism, homophobia, and transphobia run rampant, though they try their best to make themselves look as "diverse" as possible (y'all ain't fooling no one).

Maria
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Moving across the country for college was the most terrifying thing I have ever done, but it was also the best choice I have ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Moving across the country for college was the most terrifying thing I have ever done, but it was also the best choice I have ever made. I could not have asked for a more rewarding college experience. I have grown so much over the past four years and I am so grateful to have spent my time at an institution where the professors and staff care about me personally as well as academically.

Jake
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Good school and good people. Partying is big, but people who don't partake exist. One of the biggest issues on campus seems ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Good school and good people. Partying is big, but people who don't partake exist. One of the biggest issues on campus seems to be a lack of diversity and an overall feeling of inclusiveness. Like lots of other small liberal arts schools, its pretty white. That being said, the community is tight-knit and overall it's a great school.

Jaanvi
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Colgate has good facilities, provides a solid education, and has students that are passionate about various issues. However, ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Colgate has good facilities, provides a solid education, and has students that are passionate about various issues. However, it does have a diversity problem, and some of the attending students are less intelligent than others. Overall, if taken advantage of, the multidisciplinary education and the professors are great resources, and the alumni connections in certain fields can take one far.

Hayley
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Colgate University is a grade A scam. Orientation consists of overdone icebreakers and hokey speeches, whose calls to be more...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Colgate University is a grade A scam. Orientation consists of overdone icebreakers and hokey speeches, whose calls to be more welcoming and inclusive fall on deaf ears. The students are aloof, unfriendly, and uncaring. If you're not a rich guy or girl dressed to the nines, you're left behind. Students with mental illnesses have to surrender their privacy and freedom to the scumbag administration that purports to care about them, but doesn't. The counseling center is also sub-par. If even the slightest thing goes wrong, counselors will badger you to go to the hospital. And once you're discharged, you're booted out and would have to go through needless rigamarole to get back in. Colgate University is a school that puts its reputation at the expense of the most vulnerable students and fosters a toxic culture among the student body.

Shoshi
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It is fine. There are people who are classist, sexist, and racist. There are many problems on campus. But academics are good,...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is fine. There are people who are classist, sexist, and racist. There are many problems on campus. But academics are good, and the campus is beautiful. There are always things going on. There is also a lot of apathetic white people who only care about themselves and money.

John
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Colgate is an academically intensive university where schoolwork takes priority. Although located in a tiny rural town of 3,0...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Colgate is an academically intensive university where schoolwork takes priority. Although located in a tiny rural town of 3,000, I never feel like there's nothing to do. Between school, an on-campus, job, and extracurricular events I'm always busy. The science program is extremely rigorous, but attentive faculty and great facilities are always reliable resources.

Erin
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I couldn't be happier with all the amazing opportunities to get involved at Colgate. Though it is a small school, there's def...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I couldn't be happier with all the amazing opportunities to get involved at Colgate. Though it is a small school, there's definitely something for everyone here. Another great thing about Colgate is the alumnae - they're always reaching out to current students or coming to campus to recruit for jobs and internships. Career Services really puts an emphasis on bringing great alums, speakers, and recruiters to campus, and I feel comfortable that my Colgate degree will help me get a job after graduation. If anything, I wish the tuition price wasn't as steep. Colgate is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need, but this isn't always enough for every student. Most students come from upper class backgrounds, so it can be a financial struggle for families of less fortunate socioeconomic backgrounds.

Morgan
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I really love Colgate University. While I'm only a first year, the campus environment is very welcoming. Everyone is nice if ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really love Colgate University. While I'm only a first year, the campus environment is very welcoming. Everyone is nice if you're willing to step out of your world a little bit and engage in the incredibly worldly community that is Colgate. I've never had such passionate professors, or supportive friends, in my life. While the winters are frigid, they're magical. The campus is beautiful. And if you're friendly with the dining hall staff, the food doesn't have to be so bad.

Cindy
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Colgate is a very good place to be if you enjoy letting out your ideas and take in others. Small class sizes (usually 28 and ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Colgate is a very good place to be if you enjoy letting out your ideas and take in others. Small class sizes (usually 28 and less) is a plus in addition to super caring professors who are there to help you succeed. The campus is absolutely beautiful. Campus dorm and food may not be the best.

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  • 2,882
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $51,955
  • Acceptance rate
  • 29%

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