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Colby College

January 1, 2014 / Posted by in Blog

Colby College is a private liberal arts college located on Mayflower Hill in Waterville, Maine and is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges in the country. The college is small in size, with approximately 1,800 undergraduate students who work to receive a bachelor of arts. Approximately 1/3 of the student population participates in one or more of 32 intercollegiate varsity sports. Colby also offers club sports and an intramural sports program called I-Play. Colby has three libraries and an art museum: Miller Library, the Bixler Art and Music Library, the Olin Science Library, and The Colby College Museum of Art.

Colby offers 55 different majors, 24 academic departments, and 9 interdisciplinary programs. The most popular majors are biology, global studies, English, government, psychology, and history. Colby has a unique program in the month of January that students devote to intensive study. The acceptance rate is 26%.

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