, located in Waterville, Maine, was
founded in 1813. Colby is known for its challenging academic program, supportive faculty,
and international atmosphere. 1,800 students from more than 60 countries live and study together on Mayflower Hill, one of the
nation’s most picturesque college campuses. Colby offers 53 major fields of study. Many graduates attend highly selective
advanced-degree programs. Volunteer programs and service-learning take many students into the surrounding community. More than
two thirds of Colby students participate in study-abroad programs.Currently, Colby is in the midst of a major campus building program, and programmatic initiatives are also underway, including
the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, and new programs in neuroscience.Colby is one of three small liberal arts colleges in Maine. The other two are Bates College and Bowdoin College.