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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


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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  • Regular Decisions to be released 3/20 at 7pm EST If you have not heard from us by 9am EST on 3/21, please email from the email address listed on your Common App. For identification purposes, please list the topic you chose for the Bowdoin Supplement. 

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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

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