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Class of 2018 Profile

This year's applicant pool was one of the largest and most diverse in Colgate's history.

The class was chosen from 8,715 applicants representing 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 133 countries. Admitted students had an average GPA of 3.79 and an average combined SAT of 1413 (critical reading and math).
Students welcoming the incoming class to campus

Applicants

Applications 8,715 (49 states, D.C., 133 countries)
Admitted 2,280 (26.2%)
Enrolled 778 (34.1% yield)

Admitted Students

SAT middle 50% 660-750 critical reading; 670-760 math
ACT middle 50% 31-33
Average GPA 3.79 out of 4.0
Percentile in class
(available for 29% of admitted students)
81% in top 10%; 93% in top 20%
Public / private high schools 57% / 43%

Early Decision

Applications 849
Admitted 371
Enrolled 365
Deferred 94

Multicultural Students

Applications 3,755
Admitted 762
Enrolled 234 (30% of class)

International Students

Applications 1,781
Admitted 197
Enrolled 77 (10% of class)

Children and Grandchildren of alumni

Applications 234
Admitted 118
Enrolled 50 (6% of class)