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Colby-Sawyer is a private, liberal arts college. It was founded as an academy in 1837, became a junior college for women in 1928, began granting bachelor's degrees in 1943, and adopted coeducation in the fall of 1990. Its 190-acre campus is located in New London, 100 miles from Boston.

Website: colby-sawyer.edu/

Private
Co-ed
851
Undergraduate
Students
(70.7%) 602 Women
(29.3%) 249 Men
4
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
90% of 2,676 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
543 average
SAT EBRW
552 average
ACT Composite
22 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$62,358
Tuition and Fees
$44,930
Room and Board
$15,428
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$39,348
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$40,767
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
52
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

New London Population
4,397
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
87% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Charging Horse
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
2.3% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.0% White
9.1% Unknown
International Students
2.1% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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