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Website: www.colby.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,917
Undergraduate
Students
(52.2%) 1,000 Women
(47.8%) 917 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
16% of 11,190 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
670-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
700 average
670-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32 average
31-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$74,100
Tuition and Fees
$57,280
Room and Board
$14,720
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$54,150
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,437
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Waterville Population
15,962
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Portland, ME
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
95% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
White Mule
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.0% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
8.1% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.1% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students
10.3% from 52 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
88.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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