What Makes Us Special

About Bowdoin College

Located in Brunswick, in coastal Maine, Bowdoin offers a BA degree in over 40 majors. Bowdoin enrolls 1,800 students from the U.S. and around the world who work side-by-side with faculty devoted to teaching and discovery. Bowdoin offers small classes, independent study, and a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio. A Bowdoin education and residential experience are focused on instilling principled leadership, lifelong learning, and service to the common good.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class


Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 51%
Men 49%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 98%  Help

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our students

Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 100%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 271 104 26 0 401

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