HomeColby College

A+

Rating

Private

Type

2,150

Students

$54,870

Tuition

10%

Acceptance

#32

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Waterville, ME

4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901-8840

Colby College is a small private liberal arts college located in Waterville, ME ranked 32nd in the United States. It has a total of 2,150 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 9.67% acceptance rate. Colby College offers 45 different majors and is best known for its Latin American Studies, Global Studies, and Physiological Psychology programs (nationally ranked 4th, 5th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,870 per year, Colby College is exceptionally expensive. 89.63% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to bring home about $58,100 per year, which is 40% above the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$57,280
Above Average

Colby College

$57,280

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,600

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,321

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

10%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Colby College

10%

National

69%
Sat

1380 - 1520

52% of students submit

Admissions Yield

40%

ACT

29 - 33

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$0

Students

2,150Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
12% Economics, General9% Political Science and Government, General6% International/Global Studies73% Others

12% Economics, General

9% Political Science and Government, General

6% International/Global Studies

73% Others

Economics, General

12%

71 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

9%

55 Graduates

International/Global Studies

6%

36 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

34 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

31 Graduates

Environmental Studies

5%

31 Graduates

Environmental Science

4%

24 Graduates

History, General

4%

24 Graduates

Mathematics, General

4%

22 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

527,596

Academic Spend per Student

$22,120

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

94%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,700/Year

Colby College

$42,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$58,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%