Quick Facts


Historical Information
Founding Year: 1793 as Hamilton-Oneida Academy
Charter Year: 1812 as Hamilton College (New York’s third-oldest college)
Namesake: Alexander Hamilton, U.S. statesman and first secretary of the treasury

College Information
Enrollment: 1,850 students
Location: Clinton, N.Y.
Mailing Address: 198 College Hill Road; Clinton, N.Y. 13323
President: David Wippman
Dean of Faculty (Interim): Margaret Gentry
NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative: Todd Rayne
Our Motto: "Know Thyself"
College Promise: "At Hamilton, you can study what interests you, be accepted for who you are and what you believe, and prepare to be the person you were meant to become."

Athletic Information
Affiliation: NCAA Division III
Conference: New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC)
Varsity Sports: 29 (15 women's teams / 14 men's teams)
Participating Students: 550
Nickname: Continentals
Colors: Buff and Blue
Director of Athletics: Jon Hind '80
Senior Woman Administrator/Associate Director of Athletics: Miriam Merrill
Director of Sports Medicine: Scott Siddon
Sports Information Director: Jim Taylor
Mascot: Alex (in honor of our namesake and favorite statesman)