About Bowdoin College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Bowdoin College cost?

Bowdoin College Cost of Attendance
In-state $49,900
Out-of-state $49,900
On-Campus Room and Board $13,600
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $24,888
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Bowdoin College Financial Aid and Debt

88%

Students paying down their debt

$19,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$200

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 49% $37,616
Federal Grants 14% $6,615
Pell grants 14% $4,414
Other federal grants 7% $3,967
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 2% $1,465
Institutional grants or scholarships 49% $36,630
Student loan aid 19% $8,062
Federal student loans 18% $6,483
Other student loans 2% $22,880

Bowdoin College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Do community service 236 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Bowdoin College Admissions

What is Bowdoin College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 15%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 53% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-760
SAT Math 680-750
SAT Writing 690-770
ACT Submissions 27% of applicants
Composite Score 30-33

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Bowdoin College Campus Life

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

19

Forbes Ranking

89%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

94%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1952
Living on campus
Transfer Students 1%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Men
50%
Women
50%

Student Diversity

58%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
63.47%
Hispanic or Latino
12.24%
Unknown
12.24%
Asian
6.71%
Black or African American
5.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.31%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Bowdoin College Graduation Success

97%

First Year Student Retention

89%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$55,300

Average Salary After Graduation

About Bowdoin College

Address

255 Maine Street
Brunswick, ME

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify