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Colby College Admissions

Colby admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 19%. Students that get into Colby have an average SAT score between 1270-1470 or an average ACT score of 30-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Colby is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Colby early decision deadline is November 15.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
19%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
43%
Total Applicants
9,833
SAT Range
1270-1470
SAT Reading
630-725
SAT Math
640-745
Students Submitting SAT
61%
ACT Range
30-33
ACT English
30-34
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
47%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$0
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
100%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.8 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.8 responses
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