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Colby-Sawyer College is a private institution that was founded in 1837. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Colby-Sawyer College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 17. Its tuition and fees are $34,110 (2011-12).
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Colby-Sawyer College is a small, independent, coeducational college where the liberal arts are innovatively integrated with professional preparation experiences across the college. The college's new liberal education program guides students to discover knowledge, make connections across several disciplines, and discover their individual talents. Through their learning across the variety of experiences the college offers, and through close interactions with faculty and staff, both inside and outside the classroom, students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to contribute constructively to society in their personal, professional and civic lives.
When applying to Colby-Sawyer College, it's important to note the application deadline is April 1, and the early decision deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due April 1. The application fee at Colby-Sawyer College is $45. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 82.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||82.9%|
|Application deadline||April 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||April 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Colby-Sawyer College is 13:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.0 percent.
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Colby-Sawyer College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Colby-Sawyer College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Colby-Sawyer College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Colby-Sawyer College, 66 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Colby-Sawyer College.
|Students who have cars on campus||66%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$34,110 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$11,700 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data