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Academics & Majors

Graduation Statistics


graduate within six years
  • 91% within eight years
  • 84% within four years

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593 Graduates
Bowdoin College offers bachelors degrees.

Faculty Overview

443 Faculty
Full Time
  • 235 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 208 Instructional
  • 0 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Scott from Kent, CT
  • 5
  • Attended classes and all were excellent---Chinese 2nd yr, Biomath, Chem, Physics Profs all accessible and nice, varied classroom environments…

  • Jan-23-2011 Read More

Programs & Majors

Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
African Studies 3
Asian Studies/Civilization 15
Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies -
Latin American Studies 3
Women's Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
Biochemistry 13
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 36
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
Computer Science 9
English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
English Language and Literature, General 45
Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
French Language and Literature 16
German Language and Literature 13
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
Russian Language and Literature -
Spanish Language and Literature 23
History Bachelor
History, General 35
Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
Mathematics, General 19
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
Ancient Studies/Civilization 6
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 1
Mathematics and Computer Science -
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Neuroscience 16
Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor
Environmental Studies 24
Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor
Philosophy 6
Religion/Religious Studies 6
Physical Sciences Bachelor
Chemical Physics 1
Chemistry, General 7
Geochemistry -
Geology/Earth Science, General 8
Geophysics and Seismology -
Physics, General 13
Psychology Bachelor
Psychology, General 17
Social Sciences Bachelor
Anthropology 22
Archeology -
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 2
Economics, General 65
Political Science and Government, General 93
Sociology 16
Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 11
Fine/Studio Arts, General 21
Music, General 13
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism 2