Colby College

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world rank  624

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University Overview

Founded in 1813, Colby College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Waterville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Colby College (CC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational 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 205 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 10,000-49,999)
04901-8840 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 859 4000
F +1 (207) 859 4349

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 4800 Mayflower Hill
Waterville 04901-8848
+1 (207) 859 4800
800 723 3032

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Colby College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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