Colgate University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Colgate. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Colgate.

What are your chances at Colgate?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Colgate or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Colgate, 0.68% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Colgate University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Colgate?

    Colgate requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of All
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Colgate also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Colgate requires a minimum of 6 credits.

    What are Colgate University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Colgate transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline March 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline November 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Colgate University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Colgate on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline May 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline December 9
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Colgate University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Colgate received 326 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 71 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Colgate is 21.78%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Colgate. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Colgate?

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    Additionally, of the 71 accepted transfer students, 20 students enrolled - that means the yield was 28.17%.

    Colgate accepts 22 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

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    What are the Colgate University transfer GPA requirements?

    Colgate requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Colgate requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Colgate?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Colgate. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Hamilton...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Colgate is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Colgate then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Colgate

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Colgate website for more info.
    Colgate accepts 21.78% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Colgate, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.72 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.87. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Colgate students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 650 740 695
    SAT Reading 640 720 680
    2018 Total SAT Score 1290 1460 1375
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 28 32 30
    ACT Reading 31 35 33
    2018 Total ACT Score 59 67 63

    Colgate University’s average SAT score is 1375. To be a competitive applicant for Colgate University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Colgate or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Colgate, you may also want to consider the schools:

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