## Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2015)**? 1,799**

How many men? 904 (50.3%)

How many women? 895 (49.7%)

How many students of color? 567 (31.5%)

How many international students? 93 (5.2%)

How many from Maine? 172 (9.6%)

How many matriculated students? 1,794 (99.7%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 49 states; 3 U.S. territories; and 31 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2015)**? 1,796**

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

**How many students are enrolled in Off-Campus Study this semester** (Fall 2015)**? 156**

How many men? 67 (42.9%)

How many women? 89 (57.1%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2019)**? 500**

How many men? 252 (50.4%)

How many women? 248 (49.6%)

How many students of color? 151 (30.2%)

How many international students? 27 (5.4%)

How many from Maine? 42 (8.4%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 43 states; one U.S. territory; and 18 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2019? 6,790

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 1,010 (14.9%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 500 (49.5%)

How many applicants applied for financial aid (Class of 2019)? 4,636 (68.3%)

How many matriculants are receiving financial aid (Class of 2019)? 225 (45.0%)

**How many students received financial aid in 2015-16? 802 (44.7%)**

What was the average aid award *(grant + work-study)*? $43,352 (68.3% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average grant award? $41,582 (65.5% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average family contribution? $20,259 (31.9% of the cost of attendance)

**How many faculty members are there** (2015-16)**? 240**

How many faculty are women? 120 (50.0%)

How many faculty are of color? 34 (14.2%)

**What is the teaching full-time equivalent (FTE)** (2015-16)**? 207**

**What is the comprehensive fee for 2015-16? $61,354**

What is the cost of tuition and fees for 2015-16? $48,212

What is the cost of room and board for 2015-16? $13,142

What is the estimated cost of personal expenses, books and supplies for 2015-16? $2,086

What were the **total operating expenses** for fiscal year 2014-15**? $154,283,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2014-15**? $1,392,760,000**

How many **living alumni/ae** are there? **22,014**

What was the **total amount of gifts to Bowdoin** in 2014-15**? $52,729,233**

*Maintained by Margaret Allen, Bowdoin College Office of Institutional Research
Last Update: March 2, 2016
E-mail: mallen2@bowdoin.edu*