College Deliberately: Hamilton College

Hamilton College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, career and research located in a suburb of Clinton, NY. It is known for Economics, Mathematics and Political Science and Government.

Hamilton College

place 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323
phone Phone: (315) 859-4011
web Web: http://www.hamilton.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Hamilton College Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1921-07-01 2021-01-01
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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Hamilton College. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Hamilton College and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Hamilton College.
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Student Centeredness

1.9 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
8% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Hamilton College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 76
Lacrosse Men’s 46
Baseball Men’s 40

The complete list of sports at Hamilton College is available for members.

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Tuition for Hamilton College is in the 98.2 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Hamilton College is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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Software Hamilton is a blog covering the Hamilton, Ontario area technology and startup community.
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An approximation of whether tweets talking about Hamilton College are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Hamilton College’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Hamilton College within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Hamilton College are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 1mi around Hamilton College. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Hamilton College within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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