|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,756 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bowdoin College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 6,799 applications and only 1,009 students were granted admission. Bowdoin College is at the #13 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bowdoin College's tuition was $49,416 for all students regardless of residency (84.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 49% of Bowdoin College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,488 (which is 2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bowdoin College in 2016-2017, was 88, which is 18% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,844 (which is 0.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bowdoin College has enrolled a total of 1,806 students (1,801 students full-time and 5 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,806 students, 4 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Two or more races: 7%
Black/African American: 6%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bowdoin College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||13%||54|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||9%||36|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||6%||26|
|Mathematics And Statistics||5%||20|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||14|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||12|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bowdoin College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Bowdoin College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $42,300. Last year, out of the total 222 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 222 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 341 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 317 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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