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Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME, USA
4.88 Average Rating

Located near the Androscoggin River and Casco Bay, Bowdoin College is a 4-year liberal arts college in coastal Maine. With a focus on using education for the common good, Bowdoin offers undergraduate degrees in over 30 majors. Additionally, Bowdoin is home to the Schiller Coastal Studies Center, a facility that utilizes its location to research climate change and environmental issues. For journalistically-inclined students The Bowdoin Orient is the oldest continuously-run college weekly newspaper in the United States.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
10%
Out-Of-State Students
81%
0
100
10%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2020
Other January 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,828
Total Number of Undergrads
1,828
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
88%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
95%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,831
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$56,350
Out-of-State Tuition
$56,350
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
54%
Average Aid Per Year
$43,239
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
215
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
Portland
San Francisco
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$65,500
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What Students Are Saying

4.88 Average Rating
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.
Samuel from South China, ME
Bowdoin is unique as its name. Though the campus is small, the hearts of the people here are big. Bowdoin is truly a place of the common good.
Symone from Calumet City, IL

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