Waterville, Maine

Colby College Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
92% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Colby College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 86% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 91% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 91% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Colby College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Colby College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$73,400 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Colby College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $46,000 per year
after 7 years $49,500 per year
after 8 years $59,200 per year
after 9 years $59,800 per year
after 10 years $73,400 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Colby College students who are working and no longer in school is $73,400, which is 114% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$200 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
88% vs. 47% national average

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