Colby College

Waterville, ME

Questions and Answers

Jenna W.
1 month ago
Are Colby College’s scholarships based on merit or financial need?
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When does Colby College send out the financial aid packets?
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Does Colby College have an Equestrian team?
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2 months ago
What impact do student athletes have in surrounding communities on Colby College campus?
Zachary J.
3 months ago
What housing options are available for first year students at Colby College?
Zachary J.
3 months ago
How many students typically live in a dorm room, and can a freshman have a room for themselves?

Academic details

1350-1510
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Considered with application
31-33
ACT Score Range
1
36
Considered with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Selectivity
Most Selective (13% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

63% White
8% Asian
7% Hispanic
5% Multiracial
4% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Operating Officer (COO)173k
Brand Strategist88k
Software Engineer81k
Marketing Manager68k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)67k
Management Consultant63k
Environmental Scientist47k
Based on 2,177 student responses
61kAvg. Early Career Pay
105.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
25%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$47,893
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,888
Average Pell Grant
$5,079
Average Federal Loans

$46,066
Average Institutional Grant
$5,079
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$57,280 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.