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Bowdoin College Stats, Info and Facts

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1,955 students

14% admitted

  • 1,948 full time
  • 7 part time
  • 869 men full time
  • 886 women full time
  • 6,799 applied
  • 970 admitted
  • 494 enrolled

1,751 Undergraduates

$49,416 tuition/year

  • 11 Non-Degree
  • $49,416 in state
  • $484 fees
  • $13,600 room & board
  • $840 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Polar bears
School Colors: Black and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Allyson from West Bloomfield, MI
  • 0
  • I chose this school over the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, and the honors college at the University of Michigan because it has the rare combination of academic rigor,…

  • Jul-23-2012 Read More
  • Samuel from South China, ME
  • 0
  • A small school with a liberal student body that is very focused on academics. Most students are on varsity sports teams or clubs. The food is so good.…

  • Apr-30-2012 Read More
  • Marcela from Saint Louis, MO
  • 0
  • Bowdoin is hands down the best school I applied to! The financial aid is Ivy caliber, the college is extremely competitive to get into, and the general atmosphere is excellent.…

  • Jul-25-2012 Read More
  • Jared from South Orange, NJ
  • 0
  • It has been an incredible experience so far. I love the campus and community, and the teachers compel me to work hard. I am in my second year, and I…

  • Jan-01-2013 Read More
Bowdoin College
  • Located in Brunswick, ME
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,955 students enrolled
  • 14% admitted
  • $49,416 annual cost to attend
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Scott from Kent, CT
  • Jan-23-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Really nice town with good amenities right at edge of campus visited 27 campuses and none could compare to the friendliness and general quality of student---well spoken, polite people in a relaxed place with an intellectually intense atmosphere

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