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Colby College Admissions

Colby admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 16%. Students that get into Colby have an average SAT score between 1340-1500 or an average ACT score of 31-33. 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
16%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
43%
Total Applicants
11,190
SAT Range
1340-1500
SAT Reading
670-740
SAT Math
670-760
Students Submitting SAT
49%
ACT Range
31-33
ACT English
31-35
ACT Math
28-33
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
55%

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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
    Considered but not required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Considered but not required
  • 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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