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Mayflower Hill


Colby’s model provides the scale and impact of larger universities coupled with intensive learning in a community committed to scholarship and discovery, multidisciplinary approaches to integrated learning, study in the liberal arts, and leading-edge programs addressing the world’s most complex challenges.

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Median class size


Classes with fewer than 20 students

People and Place

A vibrant and fully integrated academic, residential, and co-curricular experience is sustained by a diverse and supportive community.

Campus and Maine


Colby College Museum of Art

Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center


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New students on campus

Class of 2028 Orientation

Orientation is a six day experience that begins with new students moving into their residence hall, includes the COOT (Colby Outdoor Orientation Trip) experience, and ends when classes begin.

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Prominent Centers of Thought, Impact, and Action

Colby scholars can pursue the depths of their curiosity through an ever-expanding collection of unique facilities, programs, and events designed for those who always want to know more.

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