## Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2017)**? 1,816**

How many men? 908 (50.0%)

How many women? 908 (50.0%)

How many students of color? 577 (31.8%)

How many international students? 91 (5.0%)

How many from Maine? 184 (10.1%)

How many matriculated students? 1,812 (99.8%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 46 states; 2 U.S. territories; and 35 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2017)**? 1,814**

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

**How many students are enrolled in Off-Campus Study this semester** (Fall 2017)**? 159**

How many men? 74 (46.5%)

How many women? 85 (53.5%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2021)**? 501**

How many men? 247 (49.3%)

How many women? 254 (50.7%)

How many students of color? 166 (33.1%)

How many international students? 34 (6.8%)

How many from Maine? 47 (9.4%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 40 states; and 18 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2021? 7,251

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 988 (13.6%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 501 (50.7%)

How many applicants applied for financial aid (Class of 2021)? 5,115 (70.5%)

How many matriculants are receiving financial aid (Class of 2021)? 262 (52.3%)

**How many students received financial aid in 2016-17? 806 (44.8%)**

What was the average aid award *(grant + work-study)*? $44,088 (67.2% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average grant award? $42,206 (64.3% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average family contribution? $21,734 (33.1% of the cost of attendance)

**How many faculty members are there** (2017-18)**? 228**

How many faculty are women? 123 (53.9%)

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

**What is the teaching full-time equivalent (FTE)** (2017-18)**? 205**

**What is the comprehensive fee for 2017-18? $65,980**

What is the cost of tuition and fees for 2017-18? $51,848

What is the cost of room and board for 2017-18? $14,132

What is the estimated cost of personal expenses, books and supplies for 2017-18? $2,090

What were the **total operating expenses** for fiscal year 2016-17**? $160,575,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2016-17**? $1,455,909,000**

How many **living alumni/ae** are there? **22,089** *(includes 20,090 graduates and 1,999 non-graduates)*

What was the **total amount of gifts to Bowdoin** in 2016-17**? $30,607,023**

*Maintained by Margaret Allen, Bowdoin College Office of Institutional Research Last Update: December 15, 2017 E-mail: mallen2@bowdoin.edu*