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Colby College

  • Waterville, ME
  • Size: Small
  • Private University
  • Degree: Four-year bachelor's
  • Selectivity: Very selective
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Average Net Price

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National Average Net Price

College's Average Net Price [i]
$19,699

National Average Net Price
$18,158

  • College's Average Net Price
  • National Average Net Price

Family income under $30,000 per year

$2,992
$15,268

Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year

$8,033
$16,190

Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year

$14,692
$18,815

Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year

$16,857
$21,285

Family income over $110,001 per year

$35,482
$23,280

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Average Net Price National Average Average Net Price
Family income under $30,000 per year $2,992 $15,268
Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year $8,033 $16,190
Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year $14,692 $18,815
Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year $16,857 $21,285
Family income over $110,001 per year $35,482 $23,280

Graduation Rate

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Going to college means getting a degree. The graduation rate is a good indicator of how long it might take to earn that diploma.

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Graduation Rate [i]
86.5%

National Average
33.3%

  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 86.5% Within
    4 Years
  • 91.2% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
90.3% 93.6%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
87.5% 100.0%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
53.8% 69.2%

White

4 Years 6 Years
87.1% 91.3%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 84.8% Within
    4 Years
  • 91.0% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
85.7% 92.9%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
83.3% 100.0%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
50.0% 100.0%

White

4 Years 6 Years
85.4% 90.4%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 88.0% Within
    4 Years
  • 91.4% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years
94.1%

Black

4 Years
100.0%

Hispanic

4 Years
55.6%

White

4 Years 6 Years
88.5% 92.0%
4 Years 6 Years
All 86.5% 91.2%
Asian 90.3% 93.6%
Black 87.5% 100.0%
Hispanic 53.8% 69.2%
White 87.1% 91.3%
4 Years 6 Years
Male 84.8% 91.0%
Asian 85.7% 92.9%
Black 83.3% 100.0%
Hispanic 50.0% 100.0%
White 85.4% 90.4%
4 Years 6 Years
Female 88.0% 91.4%
Asian 94.1% 94.1%
Black 100.0% 100.0%
Hispanic 55.6% 55.6%
White 88.5% 92.0%

Debt Repayment & Earnings

Not all families need loans for college. For those that do, here is what the monthly payments might look like over 10 years compared with the graduate's average earnings.

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Debt at Graduation [i]
$18,000

National Average
$14,141

  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Income, Early Career
  • Estimated Debt Payments
  • National Average
  • National Default Rate 6.3%
$3,925
$207
Default Rate [i]: 1.6%
Colby College National Average
Income $3,925 $3,192
Debt Payments $207 $199
Default Rate 1.6% 6.3%