Overview

Applicants
1,672
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average HS GPA
3.00

GPA Breakdown

5%
Over 3.75
12%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
27%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 540
SAT Math
440 - 530
ACT Composite
18 - 22

Deadlines

Early Decision
December 1

Regular
April 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Non-Academic

Interview

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
127
with Terminal Degree
57

73
Women
54
Men

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
85%
Graduate in 5 years
98%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,816

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,038

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,316

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$18,306

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
76%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$13,816

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$29,620
Required Fees
$0
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$750

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,350
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
948
Out of State
68%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
11

Demographics

65% female
35% male
68% are out of state
98% are full time
2% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
90%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
98%

Campus Environment
Rural
Fire safety rating
68

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Other

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Academic Development Center

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Ann Chalker, M.A.

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational evaluation--aptitude and achievement results

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Diagnostic interview, substantiation and statement of diagnosis

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
40
Number of Honor Societies
5

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Chargers)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Diving
Equestrian Sports
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Chargers)
10 Sports

Basketball
Diving
Equestrian Sports
Lacrosse
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of N.H.
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of N.H.

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
13

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
97%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Description
HP/COMPAQ

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Address
Office of Admission
541 Main Street
New London, NH 03257

Phone
8002721015

Email
admissions@colby-sawyer.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Dan and Kathleen Hogan Sports Center
Susan Colgate Cleveland Library/Learning Center
Lethbridge Lodge
Thornton Livingroom
Rooke Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mt. Sunapee
Peter Christians Tavern
Pleasant Lake, Lake Sunapee, and Little Lake Sunapee
Mt. Kearsarge

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Saturdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
For accepted students only

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Vermont Transit Lines (Greyhound) and Dartmouth Coach Lines (Trailways) both have stops in New London. Amtrak has a stop within 45 minutes in White River Jct. Lebanon Airport is only 30 minutes away, Manchester Airport is only 50 minutes away, and Boston's Logan International Airport is 90 minutes away.

Driving Instructions to Campus
We are easily located off either exit 11 or exit 12 from I-89. There are signs to direct visitors to CSC from either direction.

Local Accommodations
Best Western Sunapee Lake Lodge 603-763-2010 / 800-606-5253 1403 Route 103 Newbury NH 03255 Lake Sunapee Country Club (Fairway Motel) 603-526-6040 / Fax 526-0220 288 Country Club Lane New London NH 03257 Lamplighter Motor Inn 603-526-6484 34 Newport Rd. New London NH 03257 Inn at Pleasant Lake 603-526-6271 / 800-626-4907 853 Pleasant St. New London NH 03257 New London Inn 603-526-2791 / 800-526-2791 353 Main St. New London NH 03257
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Key Stats

1,672
Applicants
948
Size
87%
Acceptance Rate
980
SAT Scores

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