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Colby College (Waterville, ME)

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Colby College is ranked 23 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 38 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 35%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+31%
600-69951%
600+82%

SAT Math Score

700+36%
600-69949%
600+85%

ACT Score

30-3662%
24-2936%
24+98%

Students applied5,148
Students admitted1,444
Admission rate28%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,060
Fees$2,060
Room and board$12,610
Estimated book expense$732
Total cost$62,462

Cost after need-based aid$21,429
Cost after non-need-based aid$61,962

Average debt at graduation$21,958

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,033
Average non-need-based aid$500

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,847

Full-Time

Men869
Women978

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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