Miller Library at Colby College

Colby College

#89, overall score 50.5/100

Fun Fact:

Colby’s co-ed Woodsmen club competes around the country in skills like log rolling, axe throwing and chainsawing.

ACADEMICS Score: 25/30

  • Score: 25/30
  • Acceptance rate: 23%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 10:1
  • Jewish studies major: Minor
  • Israel studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $50,960
  • Room & board costs: $13,100
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $42,732

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Waterville, Maine
  • Region: New England
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Liberal Arts: Yes
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 1,857
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 180
  • Jewish population share: 10%
  • Student origin: 14% in-state / 86% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Mules
  • Ultimate Frisbee team: Dazzlin’ Asses

ISRAEL Score: 11.33/20

  • Score: 11.33/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 6
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: Yes
  • Israel-related clubs: 0
  • BDS resolution: Not introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 10.83/40

  • Score: 10.83/40
  • Hillel: Colby Hillel
  • Chabad: No
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan?: No
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 0
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Stuart Rothenberg

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