#11 Best Value Colleges in America

Colby College SAT Scores

Waterville, Maine

 1 Reviews

SAT scores needed to get into Colby College

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1485

The average composite SAT score for admitted Colby College freshman is 1485 out of 1600. Colby College students have the 39th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1485 is in the 99th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1430 to 1540

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1430 to 1540. The 75th percentile score is 1540 while the 25th percentile score is 1430.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Colby College but we estimate it to be around a 1370 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 755

The average score for Colby College students on the math portion of the SAT is 755 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 720 and the 75th percentile score 790.

Average SAT Reading Score 730

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 710 to 750 and the average score for Colby College students is 730.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

42 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Colby College

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Colby College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 7.6%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.86.

Can I get into Colby College with a 1540 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1540 or higher is very competitive at Colby College and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 14% or higher.

Can I get into Colby College with a 1490 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1490 to 1530 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 8% to 13%.

Can I get into Colby College with a 1430 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1430 to 1480 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 4% to 8% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Colby College with a 1370 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1370 to 1420 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 4% chance of admission to Colby College. SAT scores below 1370 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class
Admission chances to Colby College by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 25%
1590 23%
1580 21%
1570 19%
1560 17%
1550 16%
1540 14%
1530 13%
1520 12%
1510 10%
1500 9%
1490 8%
1480 8%
1470 7%
1460 6%
1450 5%
1440 5%
1430 4%
1420 4%
1410 3%
1400 3%
1390 3%
1380 2%
1370 2%
Similar Colleges

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