Tuition & Costs

The 2018-2019 fee to attend Colby-Sawyer, not including scholarships, awards or financial aid, is $56,662. 

Net Price Calculator

Using the net price calculator, you can find average awards for students with similar financial circumstances and estimate your out-of-pocket expenses.

Please remember that this is only an estimate and you will still need to officially apply for aid to receive any need-based funds.

Comprehensive Costs

Fall 2018 Term 
Tuition: $20,799
Room & Board: $7,132
Total: $27,931
Spring 2019 Term 
Tuition: $20,799
Room & Board: $7,132
Total: $27,931
Additional Costs

Each student will be assessed $400.00 per semester in mandatory fees which include laundry, technology, health, student activities and commencement fees.

Colby-Sawyer recommends each student allow for an additional expenditure of $2,000 each year for books and personal expenses; international students should also plan for medical insurance.

Initial Financial Aid Awards

Awards are calculated based on full-time enrollment and on-campus residency. Need-based grant funds will be recalculated and reduced for students approved to live off-campus or with their parents.

Average Debt

The average debt for graduates is $19,100, including federal loans only.

Payment Options

There are several options available to help you finance the portion of the cost not covered by financial aid.

Payment Plan

Tuition Management Systems offers an interest-free monthly payment option. This is not a loan — it is an option to pay your educational expenses without interest charges.

Loan Options

Visit the Student Loans page for more information about student, parent and private loans.