Colgate is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry.
Colgate University is a nationally recognized, highly selective liberal arts institution set on a beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York. Hamilton is a charming and affordable rural community located in the rolling hills of the Chenango Valley close to the Adirondack Mountains. Colgate is consistently rated one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. Over 900 people work at Colgate, in a variety of positions including administrative assistants, professors, administrators, career planners, information technology specialists, deans, laboratory technicians, nurses, plumbers and custodians. The people who hold these positions come from the surrounding areas as well as from all parts of the United States and many countries around the world. Though diverse, they are all people who believe in our mission of providing a demanding, expansive educational experience.