## Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2016)**? 1,806**

How many men? 902 (49.9%)

How many women? 904 (50.1%)

How many students of color? 537 (29.7%)

How many international students? 90 (5.0%)

How many from Maine? 176 (9.7%)

How many matriculated students? 1,799 (99.6%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 48 states; 2 U.S. territories; and 32 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2016)**? 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 2016)**? 150**

How many men? 62 (41.3%)

How many women? 88 (58.7%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2020)**? 503**

How many men? 241 (47.9%)

How many women? 262 (52.1%)

How many students of color? 156 (31.0%)

How many international students? 24 (4.8%)

How many from Maine? 47 (9.3%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 41 states; one U.S. territory; and 18 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2020? 6,799

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 1,009 (14.8%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 503 (49.9%)

How many applicants applied for financial aid (Class of 2020)? 4,730 (69.6%)

How many matriculants are receiving financial aid (Class of 2020)? 234 (46.5%)

**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** (2016-17)**? 234**

How many faculty are women? 120 (51.3%)

How many faculty are of color? 32 (13.7%)

**What is the teaching full-time equivalent (FTE)** (2016-17)**? 208**

**What is the comprehensive fee for 2016-17? $63,500**

What is the cost of tuition and fees for 2016-17? $49,900

What is the cost of room and board for 2016-17? $13,600

What is the estimated cost of personal expenses, books and supplies for 2016-17? $2,090

What were the **total operating expenses** for fiscal year 2015-16**? $157,390,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2015-16**? $1,339,981,000**

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 2015-16**? $36,050,899**

*Maintained by Margaret Allen, Bowdoin College Office of Institutional Research Last Update: August 21, 2017 E-mail: mallen2@bowdoin.edu*