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Undergraduate Majors

Find Your Niche

Working closely with faculty and staff mentors, you'll emerge as an active learner and confident scholar, artist, writer, scientist, critical thinker or community leader.

Graduate & Professional Studies

Strengthen Your Potential

Our programs, offered entirely online with asynchronous coursework that allows you to study on your own schedule, provide the flexibility working professionals need to further their education.

Nicolas "Nico" Adornetto '22

"Throughout my time at Colby-Sawyer, it was always clear that our education was centered around preparing us for real-world challenges. Especially in the dynamic work environment that I've found myself in, there is no doubt that this focus was instrumental to my current success."

Field Studies

Make the World Your Classroom

In our field studies courses, students collaborate in the great outdoors with classmates, faculty and regional experts in locations such as the Colorado River basin, the desert Southwest and the island community of Martha’s Vineyard.

Wesson Honors students with professor

Wesson Honors

Take Your Scholarship to New Heights

With small, seminar-style classes, an Idea Fund supporting independent student research, and Wesson Weekend trips that offer short study-away experiences, this program offers intensive academic, cultural and social opportunities to the most motivated and capable students.


We offer 49 majors and minors in a variety of disciplines, including graphic design, nursing, environmental science and business administration—whatever you want to do, you can do here. 


students in an average class.


of students participate in one or more internships in their field of study.