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Bowdoin College Scholarships

5700 College Station - President's Office Tuition In/Out-State: $43,676 / $43,676 Total Fall Enrollment: 1,762
Brunswick , ME 04011-8448 Books and Supplies: $822 Applicants Admitted: 16%
(207) 725-3000 On-campus Room and Board: $12,010 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 53% Undergraduate Application Fee: $60 Receiving Institutional Aid: 53% , $30,234 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Bowdoin College General Information

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    Address 5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, ME 04011-8448
    Phone Number (207) 725-3000
    Web Address
    Mission Statement -
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Bachelor's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, on fringe of an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Bowdoin College Size

    Total enrollment 1,762
    Enrolled full time 1,755
    Enrolled part time 7

    Bowdoin College Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 869
    Women enrolled full time 886
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 12%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 7%
    Hispanic 10%
    White/Non-Hispanic 60%
    Non-Resident Alien 2%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 1%
  • Bowdoin College Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (207) 725-3100
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $60
    Applied 6,554
    Admitted 1,056
    Enrolled 484
    Admitted % 16%

    Bowdoin College Admission factors

    Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Bowdoin College Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 72%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 670
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 750
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 660
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 740
    Students submitting ACT 30%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 30
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 33
  • Bowdoin College Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $43,676
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $43,676
    Books and Supplies $822
    On-campus room and board $12,010
    Off-campus room and board -

    Bowdoin College Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 53%
    Receiving Federal Grants 17% , $6,543 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 53% , $30,234 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 18% , $5,955 on average
  • Bowdoin College Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies Bachelor
    African Studies 3
    Asian Studies/Civilization 15
    Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies 0
    Latin American Studies 3
    Women's Studies 3
    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
    Biochemistry 13
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 36
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor
    Computer Science 9
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
    English Language and Literature, General 45
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
    French Language and Literature 16
    German Language and Literature 13
    Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
    Russian Language and Literature 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 23
    History Bachelor
    History, General 35
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 19
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor
    Ancient Studies/Civilization 6
    Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 1
    Mathematics and Computer Science 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
    Neuroscience 16
    Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor
    Environmental Studies 24
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor
    Philosophy 6
    Religion/Religious Studies 6
    Physical Sciences Bachelor
    Chemical Physics 1
    Chemistry, General 7
    Geochemistry 0
    Geology/Earth Science, General 8
    Geophysics and Seismology 0
    Physics, General 13
    Psychology Bachelor
    Psychology, General 17
    Social Sciences Bachelor
    Anthropology 22
    Archeology 0
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 2
    Economics, General 65
    Political Science and Government, General 93
    Sociology 16
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 11
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 21
    Music, General 13
    Theatre Literature, History and Criticism 2
  • Bowdoin College Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 1
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due January 1
    SAT Subject score report due January 1
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline -
    Financial aid deadline February 15
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about May 1
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by June 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline January 1
    College will notify student of early decision by February 15
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date March 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms March 1
    College will notify student of transfer decision by May 1
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The Dr. Ruth O’Neal Scholarship was established through the will of Dr. O’Neal of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The scholarship is for students pursuing careers in science or science related fields and is awarded by the Department of Science and Mathematics.
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