Visitors Guide to Bowdoin College

About Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College Campus c/o @ michelestapleton

Bowdoin College Campus c/o @michelestapleton

Bowdoin College was founded in 1794 and is located in Brunswick, ME a half-hour's drive north of Portland. The private school's suburban campus covers 207 acres and is home to total of 1,806 undergraduate students. Bowdoin College is ranked 3rd amongst national liberal arts colleges, with Amherst College being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Bowdoin College tend to apply to Brown UniversityWilliams College, Amherst College, and Dartmouth and as well. 

Location: Brunswick, ME
Region: Northeast
Type: Private
Size: Small
Tuition: $48,212 USD

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division III
Greek Life: No

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2165 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Decision 1 and 2
Acceptance Rate: 14.90%


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