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Is Hamilton College a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. So we've gathered facts about Hamilton College veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Hamilton College G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on Hamilton:

How Does Hamilton Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Hamilton College was ranked #2,200 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #144 in our Best for Vets in New York ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how Hamilton fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,462

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Hamilton ranked compared to those at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best General Hispanic & Latin American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best General Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 14
Best General Hispanic & Latin American Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics Colleges for Veterans 15
Best General Literature Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Literature Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 21
Best Literature Colleges for Veterans 25
Best Archeology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 32
Best Archeology Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 32
Best Archeology Colleges for Veterans 38
Best Archeology Colleges for Veterans 38

How Many Veterans Go to Hamilton?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 10 G.I. Bill® students at Hamilton. There are 1,902 students enrolled at Hamilton. This means that approximately 0.53% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Does Hamilton Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Hamilton does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Hamilton does not offer credit for military training.

Hamilton Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Hamilton.

Complaints to the VA About Hamilton

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

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