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Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College

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Bowdoin College is a small (under 5,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in New England near a small town. The highest degree offered is a Bachelor's degree and the school is exclusively four year undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Bowdoin College include: Political Science and Government, General with 71 Bachelors awards; Economics, General with 58 Bachelors awards; Biology/Biological Sciences, General with 44 Bachelors awards; English Language and Literature, General with 32 Bachelors awards; Environmental Studies with 32 Bachelors awards;. Bowdoin College is located at 5700 College Station - President's Office in Brunswick, ME 04011.

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Bowdoin College Facts


Bowdoin College is located at 5700 College Station - President's Office in Brunswick, ME 04011

Total Applicants: 6,716
Percent Admitted: 16%
Dorm Capacity: 1,742
Graduation Rate: 92%
Retention Rate: 97%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 98%

Bowdoin College telephone number: (207) 725-3000

The highest degree offered is: Bachelor's degree


Bowdoin College Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $44,118
Total Cost In State: $58,200
Total Cost Out of State: $58,200


Admissions stats for Bowdoin College

You have a 16% chance to get into Bowdoin College and much of it depends on your GPA, Test scores and other factors

Student Demographics at Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College Demographics
Totals: 452
     Males: 221 (49% of total)
     Females: 231 (51% of total)
Asians: 30
     Asian Males: 17 (4% of total)
     Asian Females: 13 (3% of total)
Blacks: 20
     Black Males: 6 (1% of total)
     Black Females: 14 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 54
     Hispanic Males: 26 (6% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 28 (6% of total)
Native Americans: 1
     Native American Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 1 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 1
     Hawaiian Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 29
     Mixed Race Males: 15 (3% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 14 (3% of total)
Whites: 304
     White Males: 150 (33% of total)
     White Females: 154 (34% of total)
Foreign Students: 13
     Foreign Males: 6 (1% of total)
     Foreign Females: 7 (2% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Bowdoin College
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Political Science and Government, General
(71 Bachelors degrees)
Economics, General
(58 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(44 Bachelors degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(32 Bachelors degrees)
Environmental Studies
(32 Bachelors degrees)
History, General
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Biochemistry
(26 Bachelors degrees)
Neuroscience
(24 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(22 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(18 Bachelors degrees)
Mathematics, General
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Spanish Language and Literature
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Mathematics, General
(12 Bachelors degrees)
Chemistry, General
(11 Bachelors degrees)
French Language and Literature
(11 Bachelors degrees)
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
(10 Bachelors degrees)
Women's Studies
(10 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Asian Studies/Civilization
(8 Bachelors degrees)
History, General
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Fine/Studio Arts, General
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Economics, General
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Science
(7 Bachelors degrees)
Physics, General
(6 Bachelors degrees)
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
(6 Bachelors degrees)
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
(6 Bachelors degrees)
French Language and Literature
(6 Bachelors degrees)
African Studies
(6 Bachelors degrees)
Anthropology
(5 Bachelors degrees)
Bowdoin College Weather
Bowdoin College Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 45.40 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 49.58 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 83.60 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 73.28 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 94.47 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 76.06 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 18.32 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Bowdoin College?
 Lots of Rain
 Friendly Students
 Friendly Girls
 Off-Campus Dining Variety
 Affordable Drink Prices
 Conservative Campus
 Reasonable Parking Costs


   
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