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Is Colgate a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$222,932 Avg Total Cost

Colgate University Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a Colgate degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Colgate annual value report below.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 5% National Quality
Expensive Price

Colgate University is ranked #2,207 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Colgate University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2207 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  1.52 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $222,932 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from Colgate will cost you about $222,932. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $55,045 and a typical 4.05 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $55,045
Average Years to Graduate 4.05
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $222,932

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Colgate net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Colgate cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$124,060 In-State With Aid
$314,199 Avg Cost No Aid
4.05 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Colgate value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $314,199 #0 F
All Students $222,932 #2,207 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $124,060 #719 B
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $314,199 # F
All Students $222,932 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $124,060 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New York.

About 50% of Colgate students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Colgate financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Colgate cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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