Tuition & Costs

The 2020-21 fee to attend Colby-Sawyer, not including scholarships, awards or financial aid, is $60,358.

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 2020 Term
Tuition: $22,065
Room & Board: $7,714
Total: $29,779
Spring 2021 Term
Tuition: $22,065
Room & Board: $7,714
Total: $29,779
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 Offers

Financial aid offers 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

Colby-Sawyer's payment plan 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.