“Beyond the Guidebook”  College Representative Questionnaire


10/25/18 @ 12:40 PM

Name of College:

Colby-Sawyer College

Name of Representative:

Brian Gallagher

Email Address:


Phone Number:

Office: 603-526-3428

College Web Page:


Please give some examples of high profile events

held on campus last year  (i.e. concerts. speakers, political debates, etc.):        

We have a lot going on, I will gladly go into greater detail at my visit. A sample listing is:

Mountain Day, Alumni Weekend, Jeb Bush, Dash and Stroll, Cure for Cancer Charity Events, Multiple Cultural Dialogues and more. Free Skiing at Mt. Sunapee!

What percentage of students stay on campus during the weekends?

Vast majority stay.

New initiatives on campus and/or institutional goals?

What is something you might find at the school that may not exist at any other school?

The beauty of New Hampshire (Mountains, Leaves, Lakes, Skiing). Individual and personal attention. Tremendous Access Resources Department.

If located outside of New England, what New England area schools is your institution similar to?

What is the distance to the nearest big city? And what is that city?

30 minutes to Concord, NH (Capital), Lebanon, NH and Tilton, NH. 90 minutes from Boston, MA. 2 hours from Burlington, VT.

What is the approximate distance from Westborough, driving and/or flying?

Approx. 2 hours.

What are your most popular majors?

Nursing, Business, Biology, Environmental, Art, Exercise Science

What are your newest and/or most unique majors?

Sustainability, Crime and Legal Studies, Athletic Training, Sport Management, Education.

What majors are you hoping to grow?

Sustainability, Crime and Legal Studies, Sport Management, Sociology

Will applying “undecided” for a major affect a student’s chances for acceptance?

Not at all

Is there a statistical advantage to applying early decision or early action?

Early Action Scholarship

If interviews are required or recommended, where and by whom are they conducted?

Not required, students can request interview by talking to their respective Admissions Counselor.

Are students automatically considered for merit scholarships with the application to the school?

Must obtain a cumulative GPA of a 2.8 to be qualified.

What percentage of demonstrated financial aid do you meet?

Match % of student’s FASFA.

Is there anything else a student should know that they will not easily find in a guidebook or online?

Free to apply, test optional (except Nursing), Common App & CSC App.

Come Visit!