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Hamilton College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$61,270 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$47,350 tuition
$12,150 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$470 fees
(Based on stats from 2014/2015)

$61,270 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$47,350 tuition
$12,150 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$470 fees
(Based on stats from 2014/2015)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$34,173 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
51% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($5,519 avg)
15% get state aid ($3,204 avg)
54% get institn'l aid ($34,173 avg)
36% get loans ($4,112 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.36% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.36% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $36,665 54%
Federal Grant Aid $5,519 18%
Pell Grants $4,960 18%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 3%
Institution Grant Aid $34,173 54%
State Grant Aid $3,204 15%
Student Loans $4,112 36%
Federal Loans $2,970 36%
Other Loans $22,229 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 8
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 10
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 23
Does Hamilton College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
198 College Hill Rd
Clinton, NY 13323
(315) 859-4011


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Amie
  • Jun-27-2012 I am a current student here

    Hamilton College is really expensive and though they have Ivy League funding for the most state of the art facilities, I think they can put a lot more into the dorm rooms and food. Or at least open up the food options for private companies to set up shop! Having said that, the teachers are top notch and the career center make it feel like an investment for my future.

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  • 5
  • Madison from Clinton, NY
  • Jan-29-2012 I am a current student here

    while expensive, hamilton delivers a top notch education. the classes are challenging, the professors are approachable and very willing to help.

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  • 5
  • from MA
  • Dec-28-2009 I am a current student here

    I am definitely getting my parents' money's worth. Sure, Hamilton is definitely expensive, even with financial aid, but that holds true for almost any college of its caliber. I think that it is definitely worth the price, as I feel that I have learned more in my first semester than I ever could have imagined.

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  • 4
  • JJ from Brooklyn, NY
  • Dec-05-2009 I am a current student here

    Hamilton is an expensive school if your not given financial aids. My financial aid was really good and that's why I came to this college. They offer full scholarship to low income students and merit scholarship.

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