|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||10%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,826 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Colby College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 9,833 applications and only 1,840 students were granted admission. Colby College is at the #17 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 47% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 61% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1270 to 1470|
|ACT||30 to 33|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Colby College's tuition was $48,820 for all students regardless of residency (82.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 48% of Colby College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 7% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,996 (which is 9.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Colby College in 2016-2017, was 98, which is 19% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,951 (which is 16% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Colby College has enrolled a total of 1,879 students (1,879 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,879 students, 7 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 5%
Black/African American: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Colby College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Mathematics And Statistics||8%||40|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||7%||38|
|Visual And Performing Arts||7%||36|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||5%||24|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||20|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||3%||16|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Colby College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Colby College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,800. Last year, out of the total 232 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 232 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 338 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 308 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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