Bowdoin College is a private liberal Arts College founded back in 1794. Bowdoin College offers Undergraduate degree courses to the students in several disciplines and a wide choice of Majors and Minors for them to choose. The College Campus is located at the heart of Maine Town, Brunswick. The College imparts liberals arts education in such a manner that it helps to cultivate the mind and imagination of the students.
The current enrollment of the university is 1,805 students and the full-time faculty at the university is 189. Of the total faculty, 99% of them have completed the highest degree in their field. 71% of the class has a class size with fewer than 20 students and the student to faculty ratio of the university is 9:1.
Bowdoin College offers programs in Economics, Neuroscience, Neurology, English, Psychology and various other fields. 12% of students from Bowdoin got into graduate school, Ph.D.’s and master’s degrees, or medical or law school just after graduating.
Ranked 6th in National Liberal Arts College by U.S. News and World Report, “Best Colleges” Ranking 2020.
Ranked 44th in Top US Universities by Times Higher Education World Ranking 2020.
Ranked 26th in Top Colleges by Forbes 2019.
Ranked 5th in Best Undergraduate Teaching in 2020 by US News.
Ranked 12th in Best Value Schools by US News and World Report in 2020.
|Type of University||Private|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||1,805|
|Percentage of International Students||5%|
|Annual Acceptance Rate||14%|
|Basic Tuition Fee for International Undergraduate Students||68,070 USD|
|Test Scores Accepted||TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo English Test|
Bowdoin College Campus is located at the heart of the Maine Town, Brunswick. The College boasts of a 207 acres Campus on the banks of the Androscoggin River. The College is organized in the shape of a Central Quadrangle.
Bowdoin College doesn’t only offers studies but is also certain historic yet contemporary building and various students facilities within just walking distance from the Campus such as Massachusetts Hall, Memorial Hall, Wish Theatre, Peary – MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center, Susan Dwight Room, Pickering Room, Chapel, Athletic Complexes. Making Bowdoin College a perfect choice or students who wants to pursue their further studies in Political science, Arts and Legal studies.
Bowdoin College offers the On-Campus as well as Off-Campus housing facilities to its students. However, the housing facility for each year is distinctively divided as First-year Housing, Upper-class housing, and College housing. The College housing facilities offer Twin Sharing or private apartments to the students with the following amenities:
Each room has a Twin bed, a desk, a dresser, a Closet/Wardrobe, and a bookshelf. And an XL bed in case of apartments. Telephone, Television & Cable and Voicemail service are available in the rooms. Computer Connections, Laundry services, Bike storage, and parking facilities are also available.
All the first-year students live in a collective eight first-year Residential halls called ‘Bricks’. As for upper-class students following Residential Halls are offered by Bowdoin College:
Although all the sophomores and Upper-Class students are required to live within Campus in case of over fluctuation in the Campus capacity, students are allowed to stay off-campus within proximity to the college campus.
Bowdoin College only offers an Undergraduate degree program in more than 40+ majors and minors to choose from. The College also has a variety of departments such as Art, Economics, and Music. Some of the popular courses at Bowdoin College are:
International students who want to seek admissions at the University of Bowdoin College can follow the below-mentioned details:
Application Fee: Non-refundable application fee od USD 65 is to be paid along with the application.
Students must complete their application and submit it before January 1st to be considered for admission. And all the documents must be submitted in English language only, if any of the above-mentioned document is in other native languages apart from English, then the official Translated documents of the same from the issued institute must be submitted along with the Original non-translated documents.
Following is the cost of attendance at Bowdoin College:
|Tuition||27,911 USD||55,822 USD|
|Fees||264 USD||528 USD|
|Room||3,684 USD||7,372 USD|
|Board (*19 meat Plan)||3,994 USD||7,988 USD|
|Direct Total Cost||35,855 USD||71,710 USD|
|Books and Supplies||420 USD||840 USD|
|Personal Expenses||625 USD||1,250 USD|
Bowdoin College offers Grants called Pell Grant to its hardworking and potential Students who are in dire need of financial aid. The College also offers various grants under its Need – Blind Admission policy and has replaced the Loan provision in its Financial aid packages with grants only ever since 2008. The amount of the grant might vary from year to year or program to program the student has opted for. To apply for financial aid at Bowdoin College,
Bowdoin College also offers international students scholarships to study in the US. Some of the scholarships offered by the university are mentioned below:
All the Bowdoin Graduates and alumni are scholars, writers, judges, entrepreneurs, business leaders, scientists, activists, tech giants, farmers, diplomats, artists, and conservationists. Some of the notable alumni of Bowdoin College are:
The Alumni Association of Bowdoin College organized events and activities to keep its graduates connected to its Alma Mater and its roots. The Alumni Association of Bowdoin College also extends various benefits and facilities to its graduates as well.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$53,418 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Bowdoin College Enrollment||1965|
|Average Graduation Rate||94.3%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$53,418 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$840 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,132 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,250 / Year|
|New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#26 [Out of 650]
#1143 [Out of 2000]
69.5 [Out of 100]
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It's a small liberal arts college in beautiful Maine with a very high Academic Ranking and varsity sports programs. A great diversity of students who are more supportive than they are competitive. It was worth it.
A great Liberal arts curriculum with requirements that encourage students to branch out of their comfort zones. Some departments such as Econ, it can be difficult to get into popular classes but for the most part, you can take what you want.
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