Student Life at Colgate

  • 2015-2016 number of students: 2,872
  • Percentage of female students to male students: 55% to 45%
  • Ratio of students to faculty: 9 to 1 (2,872 students: 296 faculty)
  • Ratio of students to everyone on the Colgate payroll: 1.8 to 1 (2,964 students : 1,603 on the payroll – 292 faculty & 1307 staff)
  • In 1986-1987, the student body numbered 2,901 with 107 staff. In 26 years, with about the same number of students, the number of staff has grown by more than 1070% to 1603 employees!)
    Source: Council for Aid to Education Higher Education Surveys for the several years

 An incomplete list of some job titles related to student life at Colgate

Does not include Academics, Athletics, Admissions, Financial Aid, Records, or Registrar. Sometimes, more than one person holds the same title.

  • Dean of First-Year Students
  • First-Year Life Skills Coordinator
  • Assistant Director of Residential Education-First Year Experience
  • Dean of the Sophomore Year Experience
  • Assistant Director of Residential Education for Sophomore Experience
  • Director of Residential Life; Asst Dean of the College for Residential Education
  • Assistant Director of Residential Education-College; Greek House Initiatives
  • Assistant Director of Residential Education-Civic Engagement; Diversity Initiatives
  • Assistant Director of Residential Education-Leadership Development; Interest Communities
  • Assistant Director of the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement
  • Associate Dean for Diversity; Director of the Office of Undergraduate Studies
  • Assistant Director for Student Life and Academic LesbianGayBi-SexualTransgenderQueer Initiatives
  • Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
  • Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Greek Life
  • Director of the ALANA Cultural Center
  • Director of the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement
  • Director, Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education
  • Outreach Programming Coordinator
  • AmeriCorps VISTA
  • Associate Director of Residential Marketing and Technology
  • Coordinator of Medical Services
  • Convenience Store Assistant
  • Assistant Manager Barge Canal
  • Manager, Coffee House
  • Special Assistant to the Vice President for Campus Safety
  • Assistant Director of Campus Safety
  • Director of International Programs
  • Coordinator of International Student Services
  • Director of Student Health Services
  • Associate Director of Student Health Services
  • Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Education
  • Assistant Director of Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Staff Psychologist
  • Psychology Technology Support Analyst
  • Staff Nurse
  • Associate Nurse Manager
  • University Chaplain