Colby College

Waterville, Maine


Student Population
National Rank
Colby College overview
Location Waterville, Maine
Online colby.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Colby College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Waterville, Maine, Colby College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,313 prospective students applied, and 1,608 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 580 enrolled in the school.  2,000 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 0 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $52,890 plus fees of $2,320. Colby College is ranked 32 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1350/1510
ACT 31/33
GPA 3.86
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Colby College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$2,320
Room and Board $14,190
Budget for Other Expenses$1,002
Total One Year Cost$71,202

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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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