Colby College

Address:
4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901-8840
Phone:
207-859-4000
Website:
http://www.colby.edu
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About Colby College

Colby College is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,838
 Graduate0
 Total1,838
GenderFemale54%
 Male46%
Student Age% Under 25100%
 % 25 and Over0%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time100%
 % Part-time0%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.0%
 % Black2.8%
 % Asian8.0%
 % Latino3.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown18.2%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,213
 % Admitted34%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT64%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT39%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800710 / 800
 SAT Writing620 / 800715 / 800
 SAT Math620 / 800710 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite28 / 3631 / 36
 ACT English28 / 3633
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math27 / 3632 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$0
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$0
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid52%
 % Undergraduates with Loans29%
 % Undergraduates with Grants42%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$700
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$900
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Waterville Area

Median Age36
Median Household Income$34,889
Total Population15,746
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.3% 50.7%
 Age 0-955.9%44.1%
 Age 10-1759.3%40.7%
 Age 18-2453.0%47.0%
 Age 25-2943.3%56.7%
 Age 30-3943.5%56.5%
 40+48.4%51.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.4%
 % Black3.8%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino2.6%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$553
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50033.7%36.1%6.7%
 $500 to $74966.3%57.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%1.6%26.2%
 Over $10000.0%4.9%5.6%
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