Colby College is a private liberal arts college in Waterville, Maine. Colby is one of the few universities known as "Little Ivy," or on par with the Ivy League in academic quality.
Colby has more than 50 specialties in more than 20 departments. The most popular majors are biology, economics, English, history, global studies, government and psychology. Colby's biology is in the top 10 percent in the country. More specifically, it is ranked 59th out of 983 schools by College Facts. It also ranked second in Maine.
Colby is an excellent school from an educational point of view. Most of Colby's classes are rigorous and require daily study to excel. The students here are very competitive.
All students, including freshmen, are allowed to have a car on campus and parking is available in the campus parking lot. All vehicles must be registered with the Security Department and have student parking tags displayed on the vehicles.