SAT Range 1,270 - 1,460
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Colby College is a Private not-for-profit school located in Waterville, ME. Colby College has a total enrollment of 1,857 with a graduation rate of 94% and a student/faculty ratio of 10:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Colby College SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Colby College.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grants$18,908
Avg. price for students living on campus$65,824
Avg. price for students living off campus$58,174


Total applicants7,593
Total admissions1,710
Admission rate23%
Application fee$0
Average staff salary$105,822

25th percentile score

SAT math640
SAT reading630
SAT writing630
ACT composite29

75th percentile score

SAT math740
SAT reading720
SAT writing730
ACT composite32

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The Colby College data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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