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Colby-Sawyer College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 32 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 4 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

68% Women
32% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

North Atlantic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $48,330)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $43,253)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 14 13 - -
Lacrosse - 23 - -
Skiing 13 10 - -
Soccer 32 27 - -
Swimming and Diving 11 18 - -
Tennis 11 10 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 17 19 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 6 14 - -
Volleyball - 12 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.4%
Hispanic 1.9%
Non-resident alien 2.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.1%
Two or more races 0.6%
White/non-Hispanic 84.2%
Percent of students with disability 8%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 2
Liquor Law Violation 23
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 4
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Patrick from Newmarket, NH
  • 4
  • You'll get to know people here very well. Entire dorms will get to know each other on a personal level in a matter of a month or two, and you'll…

  • Apr-28-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Madison from Nashua, NH
  • Aug-23-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I had lunch there and it was very good, there were many options including italian, salads, sandwiches, vegetarian, etc. My tour guide said the food was good but could get a little repetitive. If you are looking for healthy food this school seems to have a lot of options.

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  • 3
  • Stephanie from Hollis, ME
  • Nov-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria is the only location that provides food throughout the day. The Lodge is another location, but they charge per order as opposed to being able to swipe in as often as you would like. The cafeteria provides an array of selection, but sometimes lacks in the area of food allergies. It can be difficult to find things that can accommodate those students.

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  • 5
  • Patrick from Newmarket, NH
  • Apr-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Some students here may complain about our service here Sodexo. Often students will say they eat the same things everyday here and there is no variety. Don't buy into that. Sodexo offers a wide variety of meals everyday, you just have to move out of your comfort zone and try new things from time to time! There are also vegan stands, and certain foods that are available for students who have certain allergies.

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  • 5
  • Slybrunette
  • Feb-13-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    They have separate yet just as delicious menus for vegans. Can access it 99 times a day

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  • 3
  • anonymous
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining staff is always trying to bring something different to the menu every week. They take suggestions from students and utilize them. TheyĆ¢??ll bring specific cultural nights to the menu. They made breakfast for dinner. There's a stir-fry bar, a salad bar, and sometimes they've used the stir-fry bar to make an omelet bar for dinner.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Apr-04-2013 I am a current student here

    You receive a meal plan to the one dining hall on campus, the meal plan allows for unlimited swipes into the buffet style dining hall. The food is okay but not the best.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Nov-25-2012 I am a past student here

    While there isn't always enormous variety, I really liked the food. Much better than I was expecting, even though more people tend to complain than not. I truly believe those folks just needed something to complain about. The dining staff is also really fun. You'll get to know, and be known, by all of them and not a morning goes by that Mama T isn't singing away. Omelette day and french toast day during the weekends are always looked forward to.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life