Colby College

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Acceptance Rate 10 %
SAT Average 1,450
Tuition & Fees $59,430
Student Population 2,000
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $43,218

Academic Overview

Colby College Campus, Waterville, ME
Colby College is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $59,430 for undergraduate students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 2,000 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 10% and the graduation rate is 89% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Colby College are $59,430.
Colby College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Colby. The acceptance rate of Colby is 10% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 40%. The average graduation rate is 89% and the transfer-out rate is 8%. The average received amount of financial aid is $43,218 and 49% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,000 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Colby College is 10 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Colby College is 89 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Colby College is 8 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Colby College is 94 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Colby College is 2,000
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 $43,218 at Colby College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Colby offers 45 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
Bachelor's Degree450

Special Learning Opportunities

Colby College does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides ROTC, 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 ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,990)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,850)

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