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Colby Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Colby? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Colby College 2021 diversity report are below.

Colby Student Population

2,003 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Colby College?

Colby total enrollment is approximately 2,003 students.

Colby Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Colby undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.

Colby Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Colby Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Colby College Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,212
International 192
Hispanic 167
Asian 164
Multi-Ethnic 109
Black or African American 100
Unknown 49
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Colby achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #79 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  79 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  97.78 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Colby Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Colby is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Colby is ranked 1,705 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1705 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  55.03 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at Colby is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

Colby Racial Demographics:

Colby Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,212
International 192
Hispanic 167
Asian 164
Multi-Ethnic 109
Black or African American 100
Unknown 49
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Colby College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of Colby Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 650
Asian 26
Black or African American 20
Multi-Ethnic 19
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Colby ranks 373 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  373 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  90.18 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Colby Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 1,075 female students and 928 male students at Colby.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Colby is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.43 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

Colby Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 437 female teachers and 368 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
90.42% Out of State
11.96% Out of the Country

Colby ranks 72 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

90.42% of Colby students come from out of state, and 11.96% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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Where are Colby Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are Colby Students From?
State Amount
Massachusetts 100
Maine 43
New York 40
California 27
Texas 24

International Students at Colby

Students from 69 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Canada, and India.

Learn more about international students at Colby.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
81.59% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  46.12 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Colby, 81.59% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Colby Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
20-21 834
18-19 730
22-24 351
25-29 2
30-34 0
35 and over 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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