Colby College
Waterville, Maine 04901
What Makes Us Special

About Colby College

Founded in 1813, Colby is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation. Located in Waterville, Maine, Colby is a highly selective, residential college. Rigorous academic coursework, focused and independent study during Jan Plan, and research across the curriculum are hallmarks of a Colby education. Increasingly the community reflects the diversity of the nation and the world, helping graduates acquire the abilities and experience to thrive in the multicultural 21st-century world.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Critical Reading620-710

* Must submit, SAT, ACT, and/or three SAT subject tests.

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 52%
Men 48%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 93%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

2012-13 Average Net Tuition for
Aided Undergraduates *  Help

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depending on family income and student eligibility
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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

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About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 10:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 98%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 301 111 19 0 431

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