Bowdoin College

#515 / #158
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#17
Most Desirable School

Private liberal arts college in Brunswick, Maine

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About Bowdoin College

According to Wikipedia, Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college in Brunswick, Maine. At the time Bowdoin was chartered, in 1794, Maine was still a part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The college offers 34 majors and 36 minors, as well as several joint engineering programs with Columbia, Caltech, Dartmouth College, and the University of Maine.

Bowdoin College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
9,402 9% 95%

How Much Does Bowdoin College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$58,322
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $5,626
30K - 48K $12,603
48K - 75K $14,539
75K - 110K $20,816
110K+ $39,701

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Bowdoin College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Bowdoin College, then you can expect to earn an average of $83,300 per year.

Bowdoin College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
1,812 1,812

Where is Bowdoin College?

Bowdoin College is located at 255 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011

What Is Bowdoin College Known For?

Bowdoin College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Bowdoin College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Bowdoin College's Most Influential Alumni?

Bowdoin College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Law, and Business. Here are some of Bowdoin College's most famous alumni:

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
An American poet .
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne
An American novelist and short story writer.
Robert Peary
Robert Peary
An Explorer from the United States.
Edwin Hall
Edwin Hall
An American physicist .
Reed Hastings
Reed Hastings
An American entrepreneur and education philanthropist.
Stanley Druckenmiller
An American businessman.
Charles Otis Whitman
Charles Otis Whitman
An American zoologist.
Geoffrey Canada
Geoffrey Canada
An American activist.
Cyrus Hamlin
Cyrus Hamlin
An American Middlebury College president.
Oliver Otis Howard
Oliver Otis Howard
A United States Army Medal of Honor recipient and Union Army general.
Kenneth Chenault
Kenneth Chenault
An American business executive.
Thomas R. Pickering
An American diplomat.