Hamilton College

Academic Highlights

  • Hamilton is one of the few U.S. colleges with an open curriculum, which means you’ll have the freedom to choose courses that reflect your interests, while still fulfilling the faculty’s expectation that you study broadly across the liberal arts.

  • Students choose from 56 areas of study and 43 majors, with special advising for medicine, law, business, engineering and education.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 9-to-1 with an average class size of 16 students.

  • More than 6 in 10 students spend at least one semester studying abroad or off campus.

  • Hamilton provides approximately 220 paid stipends each summer for students to conduct research or pursue an internship

  • The College has highly regarded academic centers for writing, speaking and public policy.