Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH 03257

Colby-Sawyer College is one of the 12 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in New Hampshire. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of New London. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 274 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 200 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%).

Every year 59% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Colby-Sawyer College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $40,386, and fees were $800. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $40,386 and $800 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 30
Master's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 98.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current

Admission

87%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $45
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,346/credit
In State Students$1,346/credit
Out of State Students$1,346/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$575/credit
In State Students$575/credit
Out of State Students$575/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $60,570 $60,570 $60,570
ADN 70 $94,220 $94,220 $94,220
BSN 125 $168,250 $168,250 $168,250
FNP 50 $28,750 $28,750 $28,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Colby-Sawyer College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 29% $3,724
Other Federal Grant 26% $1,966
State Grant & Scholarships 7% $1,489
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $26,626
Federal Student Loans 81% $5,283
Private Loans 22% $12,883

$27,130

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,612
$30,001 to $48,000$24,233
$48,001 to $75,000$24,429
$75,001 to $110,000$26,746
Over $110,000$31,062

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Student Population

982

Undergrads

13

Graduates

698

Women

297

Men

92%

Full-time

8%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
74%
Race/ethnicity unknown
9%
Black/African American
6%
Non-resident alien
5%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
2%
Two or more races
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Hampshire state board of nursing.

Colby-Sawyer College
541 Main St
New London, NH 03257
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