Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH

Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$44,930

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

13.5

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,398
Declined 278
Total Received 2,676
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Private

851

undergraduate students

4

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, 100 miles from Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 855
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Manchester-Boston Regional

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Student Government Association
  • Dance Club
  • Colby-Sawyer Players (Theater)
  • Student Nurses Association

Top Events

  • Welcome Back Weekend
  • Mountain Day
  • CSC Leadership Retreat
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • awareness seminars

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $45
Application deadline April 1
School has early action program yes

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,398
Declined 278
Total Received 2,676

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
interview
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $44,130
Room & board $15,428
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $62,358

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Golf, Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Golf, Racquetball

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Creative Writing
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

855

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

851
students

Female
71%
602

Male
29%
249

0%

4
students

Female
100%
4

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

803
students

Female
71%
569

Male
29%
234

6%

48
students

Female
69%
33

Male
31%
15

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 167%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

74

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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