counselors_1We appreciate all that you do for your students and look forward to connecting with you over the course of the admissions cycle.

Goals and Commitments

  • Admit intellectually ambitious learners who will benefit from close relationships with faculty mentors and excel in a challenging, supportive community. Learn more about student-faculty collaboration.
  • Increase campus diversity of all kinds. Learn more about our annual Experience Colby events.
  • Provide educational opportunities for students from all socioeconomic backgrounds. It’s free to apply for admission, Colby meets 100 percent of calculated financial need for all admitted students, and the College does not assign loans in financial aid packages.

Counselor Visits

The Colby admissions team welcomes visits from school counselors, independent counselors, and CBO advisors year-round. Please contact the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at for assistance in planning a comprehensive and informative visit.

CBB Tour

Welcome counselors! It is with great pleasure that Colby, Bates and Bowdoin invite you to visit our campuses and experience the beauty of Maine first-hand. The dates for the 2016 CBB Counselor Tour are September 11-13. Learn more.

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