Colby-Sawyer College
New London, NH 03257-7835

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,111
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 8%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,019 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

87%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Colby-Sawyer College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,989 applications and 1,731 students were granted admission. Colby-Sawyer College is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$45
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Colby-Sawyer College's tuition was $39,200 for all students regardless of residency (46.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$26,321
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$39,200
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$39,200
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Colby-Sawyer College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,149 (which is 5.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Colby-Sawyer College in 2016-2017, was 211, which is 79% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,322 (which is 9.7% below the national average.)

$4,149
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,322
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Colby-Sawyer College has enrolled a total of 1,111 students (1,014 students full-time and 97 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,111 students, 26 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 30% men and 70% women and 1,095 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 16 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 46 students for distance studies.

1,111
Total Enrollment
26
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Non-resident alien: 8%

Black/African American: 6%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 2%

Two or more races: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Colby-Sawyer 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
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 17% 74
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 13% 56
Psychology 11% 48
Education 10% 42
Visual And Performing Arts 7% 28
Natural Resources And Conservation 5% 22
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 3% 12
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 4
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 0% 0
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

59%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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-Sawyer College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
40%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

$33,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Colby-Sawyer College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,900. Last year, out of the total 319 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 319 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 420 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 395 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,900 $39,900
Employment Rate 100% 94%
Total Graduates 319 420

Campus Location

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