## Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2014)**? 1,805**

How many men? 902 (50.0%)

How many women? 903 (50.0%)

How many students of color? 550 (30.5%)

How many international students? 98 (5.4%)

How many from Maine? 185 (10.2%)

How many matriculated students? 1,797 (99.6%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 47 states; 2 U.S. territories; and 28 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2014)**? 1,803**

*FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) Students = Full-Time + 1/3 Part-Time

**How many students are enrolled in Off-Campus Study this semester** (Fall 2014)**? 139**

How many men? 59 (42.4%)

How many women? 80 (57.6%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2018)**? 501**

How many men? 258 (51.5%)

How many women? 243 (48.5%)

How many students of color? 158 (31.5%)

How many international students? 26 (5.2%)

How many from Maine? 46 (9.2%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 41 states; and 15 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2018? 6,935

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 1,034 (14.9%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 503 (48.6%)

How many applicants applied for financial aid (Class of 2018)? 4,674 (67.4%)

How many matriculants are receiving financial aid (Class of 2018)? 221 (43.9%)

**How many students received financial aid in 2013-14? 803 (41.0%)**

What was the average aid award *(grant + work-study)*? $41,712 (69.6% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average grant award? $40,025 (66.8% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average family contribution? $19,264 (33.1% of the cost of attendance)

**How many faculty members are there** (2012-13)**? 228**

How many faculty are women? 111 (48.7%)

How many faculty are of color? 33 (14.5%)

**What is the teaching full-time equivalent (FTE)** (2012-13)**? 200**

**What is the comprehensive fee for 2014-15? $59,568**

What is the cost of tuition and fees for 2014-15? $46,808

What is the cost of room and board for 2014-15? $12,760

What is the estimated cost of personal expenses, books and supplies for 2014-15? $2,082

What were the **total operating expenses** for fiscal year 2013-14**? $146,642,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2013-14**? $1,216,030,000**

How many **living alumni/ae** are there? **19,799**

What was the **total amount of gifts to Bowdoin** in 2012-13**? $46,155,872**

*Maintained by Margaret Allen, Bowdoin College Office of Institutional Research
Last Update: December 4, 2014
E-mail: mallen2@bowdoin.edu*