Colby-Sawyer College

country rank  1226
world rank  4263

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University Overview

Established in 1837, Colby-Sawyer College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of New London (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New Hampshire. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Colby-Sawyer College (CSC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Colby-Sawyer College (CSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 181 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CSC
Founded 1837
Motto Nitor inter amicitia
Learning among friends

University Location

Address 541 Main Street
New London (population range: 2,500-9,999)
03257-7835 New Hampshire
United States
T +1 (603) 526 3000
F +1 (603) 526 3452

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 541 Main Street
New London 03257-7835
+1 (603) 5263700
800 2721015

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Colby-Sawyer College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • New Hampshire Board of Nursing
  • State of New Hampshire Board of Education


  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018