Students can choose from 58 majors and 34 minors.
The student-to-faculty ratio is 9:1 and 72% of courses have fewer than 20 students.
Research opportunities provide an ideal setting for student-faculty mentorships and often result in coauthoring peer-reviewed articles or presenting research together at conferences.
The exploratory term in January, Jan Plan, gives students opportunities in focused study, interning, or conducting research.
Students interested in engineering can participate in the following dual-degree engineering programs: a 2-1-1 option with Dartmouth or a 4-2 option with Columbia, and earn 2 degrees - a B.A. from Colby and a B.E. or B.S. degree from the partner institution.
Pre-med and pre-law advising is available to all students and alumni.
Nearly 70% of students study abroad, choosing from 200 programs in more than 60 countries.
DavisConnects guarantees access to global experiences, research opportunities, and internships for all Colby students.
Buck Environment and Climate Change Lab connects students from all disciplines to research opportunities at the Jackson Laboratories, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Studies, and Allen Island.
Colby is the only college of its kind to combine computer science, biology, and genomics with world-class research opportunities in Computational Biology.
The Lunder Institute for American Art established Colby as the only liberal arts college with an innovative museum and global research center for American art.