About Bowdoin College
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Bowdoin College is a private not-for-profit, liberal arts institution that was established in the year 1794 and is located in Brunswick, Maine. The Bowdoin is one of the oldest traditions school in the surrounding regions. In the 1820s, the college became an independent state college. Bowdoin College campuses are all across the US and have grown big from past few years.
The liberal arts education in Bowdoin encourages going behind the truth, meaning, and beauty. The college is committed to providing the best quality education for all their students and provides them with opportunities to achieve their goals. Over the years, the college built many new buildings, introduced new programs and more to cater to their growing students from all parts of the world.
The student-faculty ratio is 9:1.
The graduation rate of the university is 94%.
College accreditation - The college is regionally accredited and recognized by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
The total student population of the university is 1,806 (Maine campus).
Students reviews on the college are as follows
Students say that the college is welcoming and fellow students are very helpful. Professors are extremely helping and are always available to help their students. Bowdoin is the perfect place to learn and grow with many other passionate individuals.
The college provides numerous opportunities for their students to help them identify and reach their goals. Bowdoin College dorms are very well maintained by the college as most of the student live on campus.
Some of the rankings given to the college are given below
Rankings by US News
The college is ranked 4th in 'High School Counselor Rankings'.
The college is ranked 5th in 'National Liberal Arts College'.
The college is ranked 6th in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.
Bowdoin is ranked 3rd in 'Liberal Arts Universities' by Forbes.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$75,490 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The office of the financial aid of the college guides students through the process of obtaining the resources available for them for their education. The college provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. Students looking for financial aid has to fill up the FAFSA form.
Bowdoin College federal school code is 002038.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
State Aids includes Texas Grant and Top Ten Percent Scholarship.
Institutional Aid comprises of Merit Scholarships, Bowdoin Grant,
Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.