Colby-Sawyer College (Colby-Sawyer)

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Colby-Sawyer College can be found in New London, NH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is approximately around 940 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Colby-Sawyer College sends acceptance letters to approximately 90% of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 11% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Colby-Sawyer Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Colby-Sawyer College was reported as 89.6% in Fall 2020 with over 2,680 applications submitted to Colby-Sawyer College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Colby-Sawyer College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 87.0%
  • 2017-2018: 87.3%
  • 2018-2019: 89.6%
  • 2019-2020: 89.6%
  • Projected Colby-Sawyer Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 82.6%

How Does Colby-Sawyer Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Colby-Sawyer is fifty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

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Landmark College47.0%
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Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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