About Colgate Men’s Rugby and Colgate University

Colgate Men in Fall of 2006

About Colgate Men’s Rugby

Colgate Men’s Rugby is a Division 1 Men’s rugby club, competing in Sevens and Fifteens in the Empire Rugby Conference. We appeared in the national D2 Round of 8 in 2012 and 2013, and the round of 32 in Fall 2013, and were ranked #14 in ACRC 7s in Spring 2015 and in Goff Rugby Report’s 15s Rankings in Fall 2015. For more information on the club’s HISTORY, SCHEDULE, ROSTER, and other information, please browse our website!

For high school or international students interested in attending Colgate, please visit our RECRUITING section.

About Colgate University

Colgate University, founded in 1819, is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Our students are high achievers inside and outside the classroom, and our graduates’ strong liberal arts background proves incredibly powerful after graduation, with students launching start-ups, finding jobs with established industry leaders, or being accepted at highly ranked graduate schools. Located on a beautiful campus in the upstate New York town of Hamilton, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students and faculty in local, national, and global communities. For more information, please visit Colgate’s Website.

A view of the academic quad from the top of Colgate Memorial Chapel.

A view of the academic quad from the top of Colgate Memorial Chapel.


Colgate At a Glance

2,927 students (total)          242 international
32% multicultural                45% male / 55% female

Full-time faculty:
294 faculty
99% have a PhD, or highest degree in their field
Student-faculty ration is 9:1

Expenses: Tuition, Room, Board, Etc. (Total cost): $60,145 (est.)

Financial aid:
Average award for students receiving financial aid: $42,575
Admitted students with demonstrated need met in full: 100%

Most popular careers of graduates:
Business service                         Communications
Consulting                                   Education
Financial service                        Health/medicine
Legal                                             Nonprofit/social change
Sales and marketing                  Technology

Top graduate schools attended by alumni:
Boston University                      Columbia University
Cornell University                     Duke University
George Washington                  Georgetown University
Harvard University                   New York University
Northwestern University         Syracuse University

Majors: 54

Average class size: 18