Colgate is a leading American university for students who seek rigorous classes, passionate faculty, and the assurance that they will learn to thrive in work and life.Not all liberal arts degrees are created equal. And a Colgate University education is distinct—in what we teach and how we teach it. Our graduates are prepared to succeed, shaped by a compelling sense of place that endures forever in our alumni.
At the core of Colgate University is one of the most ambitious and relevant learning experiences in the country. Regardless of major, all students are taught to think critically, communicate powerfully, analyze other perspectives and solve complex problems. This foundational curriculum sets up students to develop as citizens and leaders who can engage thoughtfully and flourish in the careers that they want.