Accredited by:

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
    Colby College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact
    Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
    New England Association of Schools and Colleges
    3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, Mass. 01803-4514
    781-425 7785  • email:
  • Maine Department of Education
  • American Chemical Society

Member of:

  • The College Board
  • College Scholarship Service
  • American Council on Education
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities
  • International Institute of Education
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • New England Board of Higher Education
  • Maine Independent Colleges Association
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • New England Small College Athletic Conference
  • Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
  • American Library Association
  • New England Library Network
  • National Council for Science and the Environment
  • New England Consortium on Assessment and Student Learning
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association of University Professors
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling
  • Council of International Schools
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Association of Physical Plant Administrators
  • Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors International
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • College and University Professional Association–Human Resources
  • National Association of College and University Food Services
  • International Federation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • National Association of Educational Procurement
  • Educational & Institutional Cooperative Service
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Society for College and University Planning
  • Sharing the Annual Fund Fundamentals
  • Association of Donor Relation Professionals
  • National Council of University Research Administrators

Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (founded in 1895)
Museum of Art accredited by the American Association of Museums
Health Center accredited by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care