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COLGATE UNIVERSITY. Hamilton, NY. Colgate History. 1817 – Founded by 13 men with 13 prayers and $13 1819 – School Opened as a seminary 1846 – Named Madison University 1890 – Named Colgate University because of connection with James B. Colgate. Lucky 13. Statistics. Founded in 1819

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Colgate university

COLGATE UNIVERSITY

Hamilton, NY


Colgate history

Colgate History

1817 – Founded by 13 men with 13 prayers and $13

1819 – School Opened as a seminary

1846 – Named Madison University

1890 – Named Colgate University because of connection with James B. Colgate


Lucky 13

Lucky 13


Statistics

Statistics

Founded in 1819

2,900 students

$56,000 per year

Financial aid for all students

52 Majors

Classes have about 19 students

Division 1 athletics

School colors are Maroon and White


Quick facts

Quick Facts

  • Colgate is the 66th oldest

    college in the United States

  • Colgate owns a 75 million-year-old petrified dinosaur egg, the first owned by a college

  • The Colgate Maroon-News is the oldest college weekly newspaper in America

  • Colgate's 1932 football team was undefeated, untied, unscored upon, and uninvited (to the Rose Bowl) – only college football team to never be scored upon!


Rankings

Rankings

  • 25th most rigorous college

  • 16th happiest college

  • 24th most beautiful college


Http www colgate edu about past present and future

Colgate Fight Song!

http://www.colgate.edu/about/past-present-and-future


Colgate university

Colgate Fight Song!

Fight, fight, fight for dear old Colgate!

With heart and hand now, we’ll win for thee!

Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Alma Mater,

On to victory we’re marching!

Foes shall bend their knees before us,

And pay their homage to power so great,

So let us send out a cheer, and banish all fear,

While we are fighting hard for Old Colgate!

FIGHT!!


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