Colby College

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world rank  630

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University Overview

Founded in 1813, Colby College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Waterville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Colby College (CC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Colby College (CC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 207 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CC
Founded 1813
Motto Lux Mentis Scientia
Knowledge is the Light of the Mind
Colours Royal blue and priscilla gray

University Location

Address 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville
04901-8840 Maine
United States
Tel +1 (207) 859 4000
Fax +1 (207) 859 4349

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is considered but not required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is considered but not required
- Admission test scores are considered but not required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are considered but not required
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 4800 Mayflower Hill
Waterville 04901-8848
(207) 859 4800
800 723 3032

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Colby College's Library
Colby College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 527,353 physical volumes, 51,133 physical media, 1,138,647 digital/electronic medium and 750 licensed digital/electronic databases. Colby College's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
Colby College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,990 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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