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Colby College

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive,
Waterville, Maine – 04901-8840 
Phone: 
(207)859-4000

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

9%

Admissions Yield

47%

Applicants Total

15,857

Admissions Total

1,407

ENROLLMENT

Colby College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,262 and a student faculty ratio of 10:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
672
Total Enrollment
2,262
Undergraduate Enrollment
2,262
Graduate Enrollment
0
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
95
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10
Enrolled Total
667

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Colby College is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $0
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $61,220
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $78,665
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $78,665

ACT Requirements​

28%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

32%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

34%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Colby College scored between a 1400 – 1530 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1470. Roughly 40% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
40%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
690
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
750
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
710
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
780

Admissions Criteria

The Colby College evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Considered but not required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Considered but not required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
5%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
8%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
57%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
10%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

39% of students at Colby College are awarded financial aid with an average package of $58,513. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

39%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$58,513

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$17,912

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Colby College has an average graduation rate of 81% within 4 years and 87% within 6 years. At Colby College, 523 students earn a bachelors, 0 receive a master’s, and 0 receive their doctorate.

Roughly n/a% of the student body are from foreign countries,n/a% in-state, and n/a% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
n/a%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
n/a%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
523
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
0
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
0
Graduation rate, total cohort
87
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
81
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
87