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370+: Students who serve as Colby Cares About Kids mentors
28,000+ Hours: Service time in local communities annually
284: Current students who contribute time through the Colby Volunteer Center
16,000: Approximate population of Waterville
20 Miles: Distance from state capital, Augusta
1 Hour: Approximate time to reach Portland, Bangor, the coast, or the mountains
28°: Average high temperature in January
Quality of place, quality of work, and quality of life are hallmarks of Maine, and Colby adds superlative liberal arts education to the state's portfolio. Maine offers natural beauty, a spirit of independence, a rich tradition of creative endeavor, and unique access to government, nonprofit, and business institutions. Maine's people have welcomed Colby students into their communities for almost two centuries, and Colby students respond—through volunteerism, civic engagement, and a lifelong affinity for Maine.
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