Colby College
Waterville, ME, USA

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
In-State Students
8%
Out-Of-State Students
89%
US States Represented
47
Countries Represented
52
Ethnicity
African American
4%
Asian/Pacific Islander
7%
Hispanic
7%
White
64%
Multiracial
5%
Unknown
2%
Percent of First Generation Students
11%
Student Organizations
110
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes
Cultural Student Resource Groups
Yes

Housing

0
100
97%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes
Disability Housing Available
Yes
0
100
100%
Freshman Living on Campus

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Mules
School Colors
blue and grey
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
New England Small College Ath Conf
Total Male Athletes
364
Total Female Athletes
296
Intramural Sports
15
Sports Club
19
Sports Team (Men)
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Crew-Rowing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Skiing-Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Squash
Sports Team (Women)
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Crew-Rowing
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Skiing-Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Squash
Colby College Athletics: visit page

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
24-HR escort safety rides
Yes
Mobile campus emergency alert
Yes

What Students Are Saying

3.81 Average Rating
Colby College has three dining halls on campus as well as a fast-food venue, the Spa. Each dining hall provides a different food style: The cooks in Foss Dining Hall specialize in vegetarian, vegan, and non-American cuisine. Dana Dining Hall serves up hamburgers, turkey burgers, pizza, and fries, as well as comfort foods and pastas. Finally, Robert's (commonly referred to as Bob's) Dinning Hall provides wholesome and more traditional dishes such as its thanksgiving dinner, which includes turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. Each of the dining halls have a full salad bar. The Spa graces the students' palates with quesadillas, flat bread pizza, fries, chicken fritters, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Whatever your taste buds demand, Colby has it.
Angela from Bronx, NY
Good, but gets repetitive after a while.
Isaac from Western NC
the food is really quite good, especially for cafeteria style. the three dining halls each have a different feel which help make everyone happy! there is a little restaurant, the spa which sells sandwiches, awesome quesadillas, and other pub like food. there are many vegan and vegetarian options as well (mostly in foss dining hall).
Bridget from Eliot, ME

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