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Can I Afford Bowdoin?

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Nearly 50% of Bowdoin students receive grant assistance.


Bowdoin does not include loans in financial aid packages.


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Common Questions

FAQs

What factors does Bowdoin consider in selection?

What does "test optional" mean?

How do interviews factor into the application process?

Does Bowdoin accept AP credits?

International Opportunities

Study Abroad


Most Bowdoin students will study abroad while enrolled at the College.


Find out more about specific international opportunities. 


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Beyond Bowdoin

After Bowdoin
Students leave Bowdoin prepared for the job market, for graduate school, and for the world.


Find out how Bowdoin helps them get there.


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Announcements
  • Bowdoin Class of 2019 Admitted students: Find the Bowdoin Class of 2019 group on Facebook.
  • Are you a senior?
    Follow Bowdoin Admissions on Facebook for Application Updates
  • Early Decision I decisions Early Decision I decisions will be released on Thursday, 12/11 starting at 7pm. If you haven't received your decision by 9am on 12/12, please email admissionsbrm@
    bowdoin.edu from the email account listed on your Common App and include the topic you chose from your Supplement for identification purposes.
Announcements
  • Bowdoin Class of 2019 Admitted students: Find the Bowdoin Class of 2019 group on Facebook.
  • Are you a senior?
    Follow Bowdoin Admissions on Facebook for Application Updates
  • Early Decision I decisions Early Decision I decisions will be released on Thursday, 12/11 starting at 7pm. If you haven't received your decision by 9am on 12/12, please email admissionsbrm@
    bowdoin.edu from the email account listed on your Common App and include the topic you chose from your Supplement for identification purposes.

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2018 Class Profile

  • 66% from outside of New England
  • 52% from public schools
  • 44% receive student aid
  • 31% students of color
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Admissions Office
-Mailing Address
Bowdoin Office of Admission
5000 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011

Admissions Office- GPS Address
255 Maine Street
Brunswick, ME 04011

Phone: 207-725-3100
admissions@bowdoin.edu

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