Colby-Sawyer College

New London, New Hampshire
4-year Private university


Colby- Sawyer College is a private institution established in 1837 with rural setting located at New London. It is ranked 7 in Regional Universities North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges.

#7 in Regional Colleges North
Location New London, New Hampshire
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1837
Selectivity Unselective
Size Small
982 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Health Professions
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • History
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $42,398
Outstate Tuition Fee $42,398
Room and Board Fees $14,264
$39,900 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


87% (Unselective) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$45 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.22 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
-- Not Reported
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
-- Not Reported

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

61 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$-- Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $58,662
--% Students with need received Financial Aid
--% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Academic Scholarships
Total Worth $20,000 to $26,000 per year
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Early Action Award
Total Worth $4,000 per year
Eligibility All entering freshmen who apply early action
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline December 1

Other Scholarships

Not Available


982 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
78% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
59% Students graduate within 6 years