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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|Motto||Lux Mentis Scientia
Knowledge is the Light of the Mind
|Colours||Royal blue and priscilla gray|
|Address||4000 Mayflower Hill Drive
|Tel||+1 (207) 859 4000|
|Fax||+1 (207) 859 4349|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|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 Office||4800 Mayflower Hill
(207) 859 4800
800 723 3032
|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)|
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.
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.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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