Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine

#9 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Brunswick, MEDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveBachelor's degree1,828 Students10.26 % Acceptance Rate9:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

    Bowdoin College is a private (not-for-profit) (4 years or high) college located in Brunswick, Maine. It has a total enrollment of 1,828 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance rate at Bowdoin College is 10.26% for academic year 2018-2019 (undergraduate school).

    Bowdoin College is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.

  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Rate10.26 %
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)54.72 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$65
    Graduate Application Fees-$1

    The acceptance rate is 10.26% at Bowdoin College where total 9,081 students applied and 932 were accepted. The yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 54.72% where 510 students finally enrolled out of 932 accepted students

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$56,350
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,360

    The tuition & fees at Bowdoin College, for academic year 2019-2020 is $56,350.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,360 when living on campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    On-Campus Daycare

    Bowdoin College provides various learning opportunities and services for their students. It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Placement Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Bowdoin College.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Bowdoin College

Key Stats for Bowdoin College

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Bowdoin College$56,350
All U.S. Colleges$15,474
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$22,854
4 Years or High Colleges$19,284
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Maine$35,313

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Acceptance Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges68.10%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges65.20%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges67.14%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Maine56.65%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges67.44%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges80.35%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges74.12%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Maine69.10%

Student Population small

Bowdoin College1,828
All U.S. Colleges20,490,526
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,265,082
4 Years or High Colleges14,167,576
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Maine22,996

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges53.28%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Maine66.21%

Major Programs few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Maine66
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