Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH

Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$18,300

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,718
Declined 170
Total Received 1,888
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Private

893

undergraduate students

76

graduate students

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School Facts

Colby-Sawyer College is a private liberal arts college. It was founded as an academy in 1837, became a junior college for women in 1928, began granting bachelor's degrees in 1943, and adopted coeducation in the fall of 1990. Its 200-acre campus is located in New London, New Hampshire—100 miles from Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 969
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

200-acre campus in New London (population: 4,403), 50 miles from Manchester and 100 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Manchester; train serves White River Junction, VT (35 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

Colby–Sawyer College
541 Main Street
New London, NH
03257-7835

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) Dec 1 Nursing Only
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,718
Declined 170
Total Received 1,888

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $17,500
Room & board $16,368
Additional fees $800
Total $34,668

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 603 526-3717
F: 603 526-3737
cscfinaid@colby-sawyer.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Equestrian coed
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Rugby
Skiing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, golf, ice hockey, outing, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, golf, ice hockey, outing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Indoor coed soccer, Coed indoor volleyball, 3on3 basketball  - Mens & womens, 5on5 basketball - coed & mens, 2 person golf tournament, Indoor flag football, Floor hockey - mens & womens, Pickleball, Wiffleball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Greater Northeast Athletic Conference, Eastern Collegiate Ski Conference, Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, National Intercollegiate Rugby Association

Majors

Cert. Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Child Development.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions.
Creative Writing.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, Other.
Legal Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant.
Sociology, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

969

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

893
students

Female
69%
619

Male
31%
274

8%

76
students

Female
82%
62

Male
18%
14

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

815
students

Female
71%
575

Male
29%
240

9%

78
students

Female
87%
68

Male
13%
10

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

21

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Countries most often represented Ethiopia, Japan,
Hungary, Nigeria,
Mexico, Honduras,
Nepal, Turkey,
United Kingdom, Russia,
Zimbabwe, Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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