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Colby College

Waterville, Maine

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Overview

Student Population
2,000
Colby College overview
Location Waterville, Maine
Online colby.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Colby College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Waterville, Maine, Colby College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 13,584 prospective students applied, and 1,314 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 522 enrolled in the school.  2,000 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 0 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $54,870 plus fees of $2,410. Colby College is ranked 37 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Colby College is rated within the top 9% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Colby College within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1380/1520
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
9.7% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$54,870
Costs for Colby College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$2,410
Room and Board $14,720
Budget for Other Expenses$800
Total One Year Cost$73,600

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$73,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
91% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Colby College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 23%
General Studies 13%
Biology 10%
English and Literature 8%
Physical Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161086 IPEDS survey data for Colby College.

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