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Bowdoin College

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Rating

Private

Type

1,969

Students

$55,822

Tuition

9%

Acceptance

#34

Ranking

Fringe Town

Campus Setting

Brunswick, ME

255 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011

Bowdoin College is a small private liberal arts college located in Brunswick, ME ranked 34th in the US. It has a total of 1,969 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 9.05% acceptance rate. Bowdoin College offers 44 different majors and is best known for its African Studies, Asian Studies, and French Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,822 per year, Bowdoin College is very expensive. 91.8% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home more or less $65,500 per year, which is 58% above the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$56,350
Above Average

Bowdoin College

$56,350

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,800

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$29,168

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

9%Acceptance
Very Selective

Bowdoin College

9%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

59%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Application Fee

$65

Students

1,969Undergrads
Very Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Political Science and Government, General10% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8% Mathematics, General65% Others

16% Political Science and Government, General

10% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

8% Mathematics, General

65% Others

Political Science and Government, General

16%

108 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

10%

69 Graduates

Mathematics, General

8%

54 Graduates

History, General

5%

34 Graduates

Environmental Studies

5%

30 Graduates

Computer Science

5%

30 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

27 Graduates

Neuroscience

4%

27 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

4%

26 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

574,765

Academic Spend per Student

$34,992

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$44,600/Year

Bowdoin College

$44,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$44,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$65,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

91%