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Colby College is a private liberal arts college located on Mayflower Hill in Waterville, Maine, USA. Founded in 1813, it is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the United States. Colby was the first all-male college in New England to accept female students in 1875.

Approximately 1,800 students from more than 60 countries are enrolled annually. The college offers 54 major fields of study and 30 minors. More than two thirds of Colby students participate in study abroad programs. Colby College competes in the NESCAC conference and is one of the "Little Ivies".

Colby College is a small (under 5,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in New England a short distance from a small town. The highest degree offered is a Bachelor's degree and the school is exclusively four year undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Colby College include: Economics, General with 53 Bachelors awards; Political Science and Government, General with 41 Bachelors awards; International/Global Studies with 37 Bachelors awards; History, General with 34 Bachelors awards; Psychology, General with 32 Bachelors awards;. Colby College is located at 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive in Waterville, ME 04901.

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Colby College Facts
Colby College is a private liberal arts college located on Mayflower Hill in Waterville, Maine, USA. Founded in 1813, it is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the United States. Colby was the first all-male college in New England to accept female students in 1875.

Approximately 1,800 students from more than 60 countries are enrolled annually. The college offers 54 major fields of study and 30 minors. More than two thirds of Colby students participate in study abroad programs. Colby College competes in the NESCAC conference and is one of the "Little Ivies".




Colby College is located at 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive in Waterville, ME 04901

Total Applicants: 5,241
Percent Admitted: 29%
Dorm Capacity: 1,786
Graduation Rate: 91%
Retention Rate: 94%
Transfer out Rate: 6%
Undergrads Under 18: 1%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 99%

Colby College telephone number: (207) 859-4000

The highest degree offered is: Bachelor's degree


Colby College Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $44,320
Total Cost In State: $57,300
Total Cost Out of State: $57,300


Admissions stats for Colby College

Your chances are around 29% based on admission statistics for Colby College. That's not too bad.

Student Demographics at Colby College
Colby College Demographics
Totals: 472
     Males: 220 (47% of total)
     Females: 252 (53% of total)
Asians: 33
     Asian Males: 12 (3% of total)
     Asian Females: 21 (4% of total)
Blacks: 6
     Black Males: 3 (1% of total)
     Black Females: 3 (1% of total)
Hispanics: 12
     Hispanic Males: 5 (1% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 7 (1% of total)
Native Americans: 2
     Native American Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 2 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 0
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 2
     Mixed Race Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 1 (0% of total)
Whites: 289
     White Males: 148 (31% of total)
     White Females: 141 (30% of total)
Foreign Students: 18
     Foreign Males: 8 (2% of total)
     Foreign Females: 10 (2% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Colby College
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Economics, General
(53 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(41 Bachelors degrees)
International/Global Studies
(37 Bachelors degrees)
History, General
(34 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(32 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(31 Bachelors degrees)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
(26 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(23 Bachelors degrees)
Creative Writing
(20 Bachelors degrees)
Anthropology
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Physics, General
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Mathematics, General
(11 Bachelors degrees)
Environmental Science
(11 Bachelors degrees)
International/Global Studies
(10 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Chemistry, General
(9 Bachelors degrees)
French Language and Literature
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Science
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Science, Technology and Society
(8 Bachelors degrees)
Mathematics, General
(8 Bachelors degrees)
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
(8 Bachelors degrees)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Economics, General
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Religion/Religious Studies
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Philosophy
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Ancient Studies/Civilization
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Environmental Studies
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Art/Art Studies, General
(6 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(6 Bachelors degrees)
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
(6 Bachelors degrees)
Colby College Weather
Colby College Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 44.00 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 43.24 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 83.10 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 71.14 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 97.34 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 84.67 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 16.65 (mph)
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