Colby College

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School Overview

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: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,000
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 89%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,000 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $55,210
Out-of-state Tuition: $55,210
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 52%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $47,893

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Colby College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Colby College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4
Natural Resources and Conservation 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 5
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 7
Grand total 53

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $55,210
Out-of-state $55,210
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 289 52%
Grant or scholarship aid 265 48% $47,893
Student loan aid 85 15% $5,079

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 941 49% $43,218
Federal student loans 396 21% $6,126

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,313 5,782 6,531
Percent admitted 100% 12% 14%
Percent admitted who enrolled 5% 5% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 2,000
Undergraduate enrollment 2,000
Graduate enrollment 0

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 Commission 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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