Tuition and Fees

Rates for academic year 2017-18 are available below.

students on campus

Annual Schedule of Fees for 2017-18


Tuition $51,344
Student Activities Fee $504
Room $6,604
Board1 $7,528
Total Estimated Comprehensive Fee
$65,980*










1Board reflects the standard full-board rate.


*Underclass students will be billed an additional $30 annually for class dues. Senior students will be billed an additional $60 annually for class dues.

Semester Schedule of Fees for 2017-18

Tuition $25,672
Student Activities Fee $252
Room $3,302
Board1 $3,764
Total Estimated Comprehensive Fee
$32,990*








1Board reflects the standard full-board rate.

*Underclass students will be billed an additional $15 per semester for class dues. Senior students will be billed an additional $30 per semester for class dues.

Student Injury and Illness Insurance Plan

All students are billed for student health insurance in the fall semester. Coverage may be waived at www.gallagherstudent.com/Bowdoin.

The cost of the health plan is $2,249 for 2017-18. An accident only insurance plan is available to students who decide to waive coverage at a cost of $430 for 2017-18. Please visit the Health Center web page for more information.

Off-Campus Study Fee

The College assesses a fee for participation in off-campus study programs. The fee for 2017–2018 is $1,000 per program.

Refund Policy

Students leaving the College during the course of a semester are refunded tuition and fees based on the following schedule:

  • During the first two weeks: 80%
  • During the third week: 60%
  • During the fourth week: 40%
  • During the fifth week: 20%
  • Over five weeks: No refund

After adjustments for fixed commitments and applicable overhead expense, refunds for room and board are prorated on a daily basis in accordance with the student's attendance based on the College's calendar. Students who are dismissed from the College within the first five weeks for other than academic or medical reasons are not entitled to refunds. Financial aid awards will be credited in proportion to educational expenses, as stipulated in a student's award letter, but in no case will they exceed total charges to be collected. Title IV funds will be refunded in accordance with federal regulations. Refunds will be made within thirty days of the student's departure.