Colby College

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General Information

Admission Office

4800 Mayflower Hill

Waterville, ME 04901-8848

(800) 723-3032

(800) 723-3032

Fax: (207) 859-4828



Contact: Parker Beverage

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

4000 Mayflower Hill

Waterville, ME 04901-8840

(207) 859-4000

www.colby.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,846

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 482

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,846

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $65

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 31%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 96%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Environmental Biology B
Molecular Biochemistry B
Molecular Biology B
Neurobiology/Physiology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classical civilization: English B
Classical civilization: anthropology B
Classics B
French B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies B
Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Neuroscience B
Science, Technology & Society B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Econometrics B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Colby College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(207) 859-4000
Website:www.colby.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.colby.edu/admission/apply/
Address:4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901-8840
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,879
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):93%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,879 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$50,960
Out-of-state Tuition:$50,960
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:48%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$42,298

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Colby College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Colby College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies6
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
History1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies4
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences4
Psychology2
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total46

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Colby College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Colby College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$50,960
Out-of-state$50,960
Books and supplies$732

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid24448%
Grant or scholarship aid21242%$42,298
Student loan aid10120%$6,306

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid77041%$39,919
Federal student loans32117%$6,075

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Colby College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Colby College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants9,8334,4455,388
Percent admitted100%19%18%
Percent admitted who enrolled5%5%5%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Colby College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,879
Undergraduate enrollment1,879
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Colby College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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