2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2022  
2022-2023 University Catalog

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Degree Programs

The following major programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education. Enrollment in majors other than those listed below may jeopardize a student’s eligibility for certain student aid awards funded by New York State.

Colgate University follows the tradition of Latin degree names. The undergraduate degree awarded by the university is the AB, rather than the BA. The AB is an abbreviation of the Latin name for the bachelor of arts degree, artium baccalaureus.

Program Title Degree Award HEGIS Code Program Code
Adolescence education: biology AB 0401.00 25974
Adolescence education: biology MAT 0401.00 25975
Adolescence education: chemistry AB 1905.01 25976
Adolescence education: chemistry MAT 1905.01 25977
Adolescence education: earth science AB 1917.01 25978
Adolescence education: earth science MAT 1917.01 25979
Adolescence education: English AB 1501.01 25972
Adolescence education: English MAT 1501.01 25973
Adolescence education: mathematics AB 1701.01 25982
Adolescence education: mathematics MAT 1701.01 25983
Adolescence education: physics AB 1902.01 25980
Adolescence education: physics MAT 1902.01 25981
Adolescence education: social studies AB 2201.01 25984
Adolescence education: social studies MAT 2201.01 25985
Africana and latin american studies AB 2211.00 32866
Afro-american studies AB 2211.00 04497
Anthropology AB 2202.00 35982
Applied mathematics AB 1703.00 38596
Art and art history AB 1001.00 04427
Asian studies AB 0301.00 04414
Astrogeophysics AB 1912.00 04474
Astronomy-physics AB 1999.10 04478
Biochemistry AB 0414.00 84373
Biology AB 0401.00 04423
Chemistry AB 1905.00 04473
Childhood education AB 0802.00 25971
Childhood education MAT 0002.00 40751
Chinese AB 1107.00 27260
Classical studies AB 1504.00 04457
Classics AB 1504.00 32115
Computer science AB 0701.00 04425
Computer science/mathematics AB 0799.00 84374
Economics AB 2204.00 04489
Educational studies AB 0001.00 84083
English AB 1051.00 04451
English MA 1051.00 04456
Environmental biology AB 0420.00 20770
Environmental economics AB 0420.00 21442
Environmental geography AB 0420.00 20771
Environmental geology AB 0420.00 20772
Environmental studies AB 0420.00 33413
Film and media studies AB 1010.00 39436
French AB 1102.00 04432
Geography AB 2206.00 04492
Geology AB 1914.00 04475
Geology MA 1914.00 86382
German AB 1103.00 04436
Greek AB 1110.00 04450
History AB 2205.00 14873
History MA 2205.00 14874
International relations AB 2210.00 14877
International relations MA 2210.01 14878
Japanese AB 1108.00 22285
Latin AB 1109.00 04449
Mathematical economics AB 0517.00 04424
Mathematics AB 1701.00 04467
Middle east and islamic civilizations AB 2201.00 36436
Molecular biology AB 0416.00 88121
Music AB 1005.00 04428
Native american studies AB 22212.00 86188
Natural science AB 4902.00 04501
Neuroscience AB 0425.00 88122
Peace and conflict studies AB 2290.00 04498
Philosophy AB 1509.00 04459
Philosophy MA 1509.00 78840
Philosophy & religion AB 1599.10 04461
Physical science AB 4902.00 04500
Physics AB 1902.00 04470
Political science AB 2207.00 14875
Political science MA 2207.00 14876
Psychological science AB 2001.00 04481
Psychological science MA 2001.00 07663
Religion AB 1510.00 04462
Religion MA 1510.00 04463
Russian and eurasian studies AB 0307.00 04415
Social sciences AB 2201.00 04484
Sociology AB 2208.00 04486
Sociology and anthropology MA 2208.00 04485
Spanish AB 1105.00 04442
Theater AB 1007.00 10989
Women’s studies AB 2299.00 90051

Student Retention Rate

In accordance with regulations of the New York State Department of Education, the following retention data are provided for the entering cohorts of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015:

Fall Cohort Percentage Completing
1st Year
Percentage Completing
2nd Year
Percentage Completing
3rd Year
Percentage Graduating in
4 Years
Percentage Graduating in
5 Years
Percentage Graduating in
6 Years
2010 97.9 91.4 89.1 84.7 88.4 89.7
2011 98.3 93.6 91.1 88.1 90.6 91.2
2012 97.6 91.4 89.6 83.9 88.5 88.9
2013 98.7 92.9 90.6 87.7 89.5 90.6
2014 97.7 92.0 90.1 85.4 89.8 90.9
2015 97.8 92.0 90.1 87.2 89.8 90.3