Colgate University

New York City, New York, United States
Colgate's mission is to provide a demanding, expansive educational experience to a select group of diverse, talented, and intellectually sophisticated students who are capable of challenging themselves, their peers, and their teachers in a setting that brings together living and learning.

About

History

Hamilton, N.Y., was still a frontier settlement in 1817 when 13 men met to found the Baptist Education Society of the State of New York. The founders are said to have backed up their experiment in education with 13 dollars and 13 prayers.

Education

This means fostering diversity of thought and action by offering 55 majors and numerous minors founded in a Liberal Arts Core Curriculum that has been recognized as one of the most elegant in the country. At the same time, our students contribute to a vibrant campus culture that complements and expands on the knowledge created in our classrooms and labs.

Career

Looking for a job or internship is not an easy process and takes time, energy and support. We are here to help you every step of the way.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (1)

Services

Student services

The center, located in Conant House, focuses on helping students to ameliorate problems that might be obstacles to their growth and development.

Housing services

We are a residential university, with more than 90 percent of students living on campus.As you enter your first year, you will be matched with a roommate and given the key to a room in one of four residential commons on our upper campus, just seconds from your classes, dining halls, and new friends!

Medical services

Student Health Services provides high-quality, accessible, convenient, cost-effective, non-judgmental, and confidential health care for all students. We offer routine medical care, as well as promoting wellness through education.

Student Life

Campus life

Colgate’s campus, with its carefully preserved architecture, immaculate grounds, and hillside setting, is consistently named one of the most beautiful in the nation.

Sports facilities

We have plenty of ways for you to support both your personal fitness and competitive spirit whether you’re a varsity athlete or just someone looking to have fun.

Student clubs

There are several professionally staffed departments on campus that serve as advising and support structures for all of Colgate's student clubs and organizations.

  • Center for Leadership and Student Involvement (CLSI)
  • African, Latin, Asian, and Native American Cultural Center (ALANA)
  • Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE)
  • Office of the Chaplains
  • Fraternity and Sorority Affairs
Representatives from several of these organizations meet to form the Organization Advisory Committee (OAC), which acts to support student interests and promote collaboration with other organizations across campus.

New York City, New York, United States

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