Colgate University is a private liberal arts college located in Hamilton Village, Hamilton, New York
Colgate University has 54 undergraduate concentrations that culminate in a Bachelor of Arts degree. The student body comes from 47 states and 42 countries. In its 2013 edition,U.S. News and World Report ranked the school as the 18th best liberal arts college in the country. The school is ranked 13th on the Forbes’ top liberal arts colleges list in 2013, and 36th overall in the 2013 edition of “America’s Top Colleges” from Forbes.com. It is also listed as one of thirty Hidden Ivies and as one of Newsweek’s “New Ivies”. In 2014, Princeton Review ranked Colgate as the Most Beautiful Campus in America.
Colgate is located on a rural 575 acre (2.08 km²) campus in the Central New York town of Hamilton (named America’s 11th friendliest town by Forbes Magazine in 2012.) Colgate is a member of the Patriot League conference of the NCAA Division I.