What Makes Us Special

About Colby College

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in intellectual adventurousness and in students’ close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby’s Maine location offers easy access to research institutions and civic engagement experiences and provides a beautiful setting for its community of 1,850 diverse students.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Critical Reading610-710

* Students must submit SAT, ACT or three SAT Subject Test scores.

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 53%
Men 47%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 92%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2014-15  Help

Colby is a comprehensive fee institution, which means that we charge a single fee that covers both tuition, fees, and room and board. Colby charged a comprehensive fee of $59,500 for the 2014-15 academic year.

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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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 336 114 19 0 469

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