Colby College

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Acceptance Rate 8.00 %
SAT Average 1,490
2023 Tuition & Fees $63,520
Student Population 2,262
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $56,430

Academic Overview

Colby College Campus, Waterville, ME
Colby College is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Waterville, Maine. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $63,520 for undergraduate students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 2,262 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 8.00% and the graduation rate is 87% last year.
The salary after graduation from Colby College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $71,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Colby's tuition & fees is $63,520.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Colby. The acceptance rate of Colby is 8.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 52.04%. The average graduation rate is 87% and the transfer-out rate is 7%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $56,430 and 42% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,262 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Colby College is 8.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Colby College is 87 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Colby College is 7 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Colby College is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Colby College is 2,262
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Colby College is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $56,430 at Colby College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901-8840
Online Applicationwww.colby.edu/admission/apply/
Financial Aidwww.colby.edu/admission/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.colby.edu/admission/myintuition/
Disability Servicewww.colby.edu/life/

Offered Degrees

Colby offers 48 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class

Special Learning Opportunities

Colby College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online Class
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,242)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,595)

Veterans Benefits

Colby College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges