Colby Living Expenses and How it Measures up
There are additional costs associated with going to college other than tuition fees. Learn just how much you'll be spending to go to Colby College.
How Room & Board Affects Your College Costs
Being familiar with the many expenses related to going to college can allow you to make the best college decision. These additional costs of supplies, room, and board can add up quickly!
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
Colby College offers students separate housing and dining options. The on-campus housing expense for any average student was $6,785 in 2016 - 2017, and the price of a typical dining plan was $6,315.
The next table outlines average expected prices at Colby College for both on-campus and off-campus housing, meal plans and other charges.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$13,100||$5,450|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,032||$1,032|
|Books and Supplies||$732||$732|
Total of $66,381 in Housing & Dining Over 4 Years
There has been an average 3.6% cost change annually over the past five years in Colby room & board costs. Current incoming freshmen should expect to spend an average of $15,824 for room, board and other costs based on current movements. Those students would wind up spending $16,328 in their 2nd year, and $16,847 in their 4th year.
The entire degree (presuming you graduate on-time) the total will be $66,381 for a four-year stay or $32,152 for a two-year stay.
Details on Living On Campus
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,826|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||21|
Average Living Costs
Colby on-campus expenses add up to $14,864, which is similar to the national average of $14,288.