Colby College

Colby College Ranking

country rank: 245
world rank: 652

University Overview

Colby College ranking, established in 1813, is a non-profit private liberal arts higher education university based in the rural setting of Waterville, Maine (population range of 10,000-49,999). Colby College (CC) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Colby College (CC) provides a variety of courses and services that contribute to formally recognised higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 207-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate ranges from 10% to 20%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. CC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Colby College Ranking

University Identity

Name Colby College
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 4800 Mayflower Hill Waterville 04901-8848 (207) 859 4800 800 723 3032

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes 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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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