Colby College

Women's D3 Coach: Lindsay Johnson
3 / 10
2,000 Undergrads / 2,000 Students
5 / 10
$19,592 Net Price
10 / 10
10% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    New England (NESCAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
86% / 89%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Mariella Hilyard Mount Saint Mary Academy Monroe Township, NJ OH, RS
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Portland Maine Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Lewiston/Auburn Maine Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Bangor Maine Area
  • Burlington Vermont Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • State Street
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • Microsoft
  • Deloitte
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • State of Maine
  • TD
  • J.P. Morgan
  • EMC
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Google
  • Harvard University
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Consulting
  • Legal
  • Healthcare Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
  • Business Development
  • Information Technology
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
630 - 725
700 - 780
1320 - 1490
32 - 35
29 - 33
31 - 34

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 630 - 710 for SAT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 13,584 6,274 7,310
% Admitted 10% 9% 10%
% Admits That Enroll 40% 41% 38%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.9
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (24%)
    Economics, General (13%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (10%)
    Political Science and Government, General (9%)
    Psychology (9%)
    Physical Sciences (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (7%)
    International/Global Studies (6%)
    Environmental Studies (6%)
    Computer Science (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (5%)
    English Language & Literature (5%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
    Environmental Science (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$57,280
    Books & Supplies$800
    Cost of Living$14,720
    Personal Expenses$800
    Sticker Price$73,600

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    44% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship44%$51,610
    Federal Grants15%$6,090
    Pell Grants14%$4,704
    Other Federal11%$1,956
    State & Local Grants2%$1,350
    Institutional Grants43%$50,717
    Student Loans28%$4,478
    Federal Loans13%$5,330
    Other Loans23%$2,285

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $828 Million $414,007

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,172.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,799 $204

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 289 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $58,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.28 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 86% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 8
    Fondling 5 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 7 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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