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Class of 2020 Profile

The Class of 2020 will be the first to graduate from a completely carbon-neutral Colgate.
The class was chosen from 8,394 applicants representing 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 138 countries. Admitted students had an average GPA of 3.8 and an average combined SAT of 1416 (critical reading and math).
Colgate University Class of 2018

Applicants

Applications 8,394 (50 states, D.C., 138 countries)
Admitted 2,410 (28.7%)
Enrolled 775 (32.2% yield)

Admitted Students

SAT middle 50% 660-750 critical reading; 670-770 math
ACT middle 50% 31-34
Average GPA 3.8 out of 4.0
Percentile in class
(available for 24% of admitted students)
83% in top 10%; 95% in top 20%
Public / private high schools 56% / 44%

Financial Aid

Percentage of class receiving need-based financial aid 41.6%
Demonstrated need met 100%

Early Decision

Applications 752
Admitted 376
Enrolled 369
Deferred 52

Multicultural Students

Applications 3,699
Admitted 800
Enrolled 210 (27.1% of class)

International Students

Applications 1,896
Admitted 237
Enrolled 77 (9.9% of class)

Children and Grandchildren of Alumni

Applications 206
Admitted 111
Enrolled 66 (8.5% of class)