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#288 Overall Influence #17 Desirability Rank

Bowdoin College

Private liberal arts college in Brunswick, Maine

From 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,402

Acceptance

9%

Graduation Rate

95%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$55,822

Fees (in-state)

$528

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$5,626
30K - 48K$12,603
48K - 75K$14,539
75K - 110K$20,816
110K+$39,701

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$83,300

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

255 Maine Street, Brunswick ME 04011

What is Bowdoin College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#91 World Rank
Literature
#238 World Rank
Education
#233 World Rank
History
#292 World Rank
Political Science
#511 World Rank
Biology
#438 World Rank
Philosophy
#491 World Rank
Mathematics
#433 World Rank
Physics
#348 World Rank
Psychology
#358 World Rank
Religious Studies
#477 World Rank
Economics
#889 World Rank
Chemistry
#808 World Rank
Computer Science
#382 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#404 World Rank
Sociology
#569 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#144 World Rank
Law
#213 World Rank
Business
#280 World Rank
Communications
#366 World Rank
Medical
#453 World Rank
Social Work
#725 World Rank
Engineering
#784 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1256 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

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

Andrea Gibson

American writer

Jere Abbott

Associate director of the Museum of Modern Art

Lawrence Sargent Hall

American writer

Stirling Fessenden

Stirling Fessenden

American lawyer

Marshman Edward Wadsworth

Marshman Edward Wadsworth

American geologist and educator

David Humphreys Storer

David Humphreys Storer

American Ichthyologist

Thomas W. Hyde

Thomas W. Hyde

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Oliver Patterson Watts

American chemical engineer

Robert P. T. Coffin

Robert P. T. Coffin

American writer

John B. L. Soule

American journalist

John J. Studzinski

British banker

Robert W. Clifford

American judge