Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME
4-year
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Questions and Answers

Aurora L.
3 months ago
Where can I find the scholarship opportunities that are offered at Bowdoin?
Bowdoin College
Hi Aurora! Attached is a link that breaks down the different scholarship opportunities that Bowdoin offers. Have a good one! https://www.bowdoin.edu/student-aid/types-of-aid/index.html
Arzou S.
3 months ago
Are SAT scores an important part of admissions decisions?
Bowdoin College
Hi Arzou! Excellent question. All testing scores are actually completely optional for submission. You are by no means mandated to submit your SAT or ACT score with your application. About a third of matriculated students do not submit test scores! This being said, if you do submit your test scores, we will read them. However, they are not an important part of the admissions decision.

Academic details

Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Selectivity
Most Selective (10% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

61% White
10% Hispanic
8% Black
7% Asian
6% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer120k
Data Scientist97k
Customer Success Manager78k
Software Developer73k
Content Manager68k
Data Analyst60k
Program Manager, Non-Profit Organization47k
Based on 1,904 student responses
62.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
124.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
55%in High-Meaning careers
37%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$43,239
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,625
Average Pell Grant
$5,284
Average Federal Loans

$42,972
Average Institutional Grant
$10,498
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$56,350 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.