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Colby College

Waterville, ME
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Bang for Your Buck
Colby College has a highly selective admissions process that sees fewer than a third of applicants accepted. However, Colby will meet the financial needs of students they accept, and it does so via grants rather than loans so as to alleviate the burden of loan debt. The school also sponsors... More More
Bottom Line
Yearly comprehensive fees at Colby College are $59,500, plus another $700 for books, though officials there say, “We don’t want any student not to come to Colby because of concerns about paying off student loans.” The college meets all calculated need with grants and scholarships. Limited... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

4800 Mayflower Hill

Waterville, ME 04901

United States

Phone: 207-859-4828

Fax: 207-859-4828


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Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Federal and Institutional
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
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Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
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Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Perkins Loans
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Other:Alternate Loans
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Highest amount undergraduates earned annually from part-time on-campus work (not including Work Study):$4,267
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid Application Process

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    CSS/Financial Aid Profile
    Business/Farm Supplement
Office Phone Number :(207) 859-4832

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