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Bowdoin College

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Rating

Private

Type

1,969

Students

$55,822

Tuition

9%

Acceptance

#33

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 34thin America. It has a total of 1,969 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 9.05% of applicants. 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 a tuition cost of $55,822 per year, Bowdoin College is extremely costly. 91.8% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $65,500 per year, which is 58% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$56,350/Year
Above Average

Bowdoin College

$56,350

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,800/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$29,168/year

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
Small Student Population

Full-Time

509

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

Computer Science

5%

30 Graduates

Environmental Studies

5%

30 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

27 Graduates

Neuroscience

4%

27 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

574,765

Academic Spend per Student

$34,992

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

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

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%