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Colby College – Waterville, ME

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Contact
Denise Walden
Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: (800) 723-3032
Email: admissions@colby.edu


Inquiry Form

About Colby College

Chartered in 1813, Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college that consistently ranks among the very best institutions of its kind in the country. The academic curriculum contains more than 50 defined majors. The faculty-student ratio is 1:10, allowing a wealth of individual attention. Special programs such as the January Term, Summer Research Assistantships, and the Senior Scholars Program further ensure a unique and diverse educational experience for all students. The academic and social life at Colby is characterized by a day-in, day-out commitment to making every member of this community feel welcomed, supported, and respected.


Basic Information
Institution Type Private
School Size Small (fewer than 2,000 students)
Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation No Preference or affiliation
Student Body
Acceptance Rate 25% - 50%
Out of State Students 75% - 100%
Single Sex or Co-ed? Co-educational
Underrepresented Students 15% - 20%
Accomodations for Students with Disabilities Services for the learning disabled
Wheelchair access
Athletics Division III Teams
Intramural Programs
Applying to Colby College
Average High School GPA 3.8
Average SAT: Mathematics 680
Average SAT: Critical Reading 660
Average SAT: Writing 670
Average ACT Composite 30
Required Test Either the SAT or the ACT is required.
Essay Required
Interview Not Required
Financial Information
In-state Tuition Over $40,000
Out-of-state Tuition Over $40,000
Academic Information
Degrees Bachelor of Arts
3/2 Engineering Program
Specific Programs Student employment services
Student designed major
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Double Major
Work-study program
Independent Study
Internships
Research Opportunities
View Programs and Majors at Colby College
Open Houses
Event Name Experience Colby Visit Programs (Sept. 28-30 and Oct. 26-28)
Web Site http://www.colby.edu/ec
Dates Saturday September 28, 2013
Description Sunday through Tuesday campus visit with the opportunity to attend classes, interview with an Admissions officer, tour and meet with students and professors.  Prospective students must apply for either visit program via the website listed.  2014 website application goes live July 1.  If selected, Colby will cover the costs of the visit.  You must be either a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) in order to receive full consideration.
Application Process
Contact Ms. Denise Walden, Associate Director of Admissions and Multicultural Enrollment
Phone: 2078594810
Email: drwalden@colby.edu
Event Name Experience Colby Visit Programs (Sept. 28-30 and Oct. 26-28)
Web Site http://www.colby.edu/ec
Dates Saturday October 26, 2013
Description Sunday through Tuesday campus visit with the opportunity to attend classes, interview with an Admissions officer, tour and meet with students and professors.  Prospective students must apply for either visit program via the website listed.  2014 website application goes live July 1.  If selected, Colby will cover the costs of the visit.  You must be either a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) in order to receive full consideration.
Application Process
Contact Ms. Denise Walden, Associate Director of Admissions and Multicultural Enrollment
Phone: 2078594810
Email: drwalden@colby.edu
Early Admission
Early Admission Name Early Decision Round One
Web Site http://www.colby.edu/admissions
Application Deadline Saturday November 15, 2014
Description ED I, Fall Option - This option is for students who decide early in the fall that Colby is their first choice. All application materials must be postmarked by November 15. Candidates will be notified of admission decisions and estimated financial aid awards by December 15.
Application Process An Early Decision candidate may file regular applications to other colleges with the understanding that they be withdrawn if he or she is admitted to Colby under Early Decision. Students who are not admitted under Early Decision are reconsidered without prejudice under the regular plan. Early Decision candidates who wish to apply for financial aid must submit the Colby Aid Application or CSS Profile by the required filing deadlines. 
Contact Ms. Denise Walden, Associate Director of Admissions and Multicultural Enrollment
Phone: 2078594810
Email: drwalden@colby.edu
Early Admission Name Early Decision Round Two
Web Site http://www.colby.edu/admissions
Application Deadline Thursday January 1, 2015
Description ED II, Winter Option - This option is for students who decide later in their college search that Colby is their first choice. These students must submit application materials by January 1 and will be notified of admission and estimated financial aid awards by February 1.
Application Process An Early Decision candidate may file regular applications to other colleges with the understanding that they be withdrawn if he or she is admitted to Colby under Early Decision. Students who are not admitted under Early Decision are reconsidered without prejudice under the regular plan. Early Decision candidates who wish to apply for financial aid must submit the Colby Aid Application or CSS Profile by the required filing deadlines. 
Contact Ms. Denise Walden, Associate Director of Admissions and Multicultural Enrollment
Phone: 2078594810
Email: drwalden@colby.edu

 

 
   
 
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