The university strives to provide an environment where all students can appreciate, celebrate, and learn about their own backgrounds as well as those of the people around them. Our goal is that every Colgate student will have the knowledge and skills to contribute and lead in our increasingly complex and diverse world.
Representation on campus of diverse cultural, geographical, racial, sexual, and socioeconomic backgrounds, just to name a few, is critical to the educational mission of the university.
Colgate For All
During the fall of 2014, the efforts of our passionate student body refocused and reenergized the university's focus on issues of inclusion and diversity. The creation of a 21-point, tangible action plan was just the beginning of a unified effort to ensure that Colgate is truly a place for all people in the pursuit of knowledge. READ MORE
While admitting students to the Class of 2018
, we received applications from students in 49 states, Washington, D.C., and 133 countries. Multicultural students represent 30 percent of the class, while international students represent 10 percent of the class.