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Colgate’s admission process is designed to identify individuals of academic skill, intellectual and cultural diversity, and wide-ranging interests and backgrounds. First year students have not yet matriculated in a college-level degree program. Applicants can choose between Regular Decision and Early Decision Option I or Option II application plans.
Colgate offers transfer admission for both the fall and spring semesters. To qualify as a transfer student, you meet one of the following criteria: You have matriculated in a college-level degree program and now wish to attend Colgate University or you possess an associates degree.
Prospective students and their guests are invited to explore Colgate's beautiful campus alive with academic excellence, ground-breaking research, and a student body in perpetual motion. We offer several visit options throughout the year, and would love to show you around. Visit colgate.edu/visit to learn more.