## Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2013)**? 1,795**

How many men? 902 (50.3%)

How many women? 893 (49.7%)

How many students of color? 544 (30.3%)

How many international students? 90 (5.0%)

How many from Maine? 189 (10.5%)

How many matriculated students? 1,789 (99.7%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 47 states; one U.S. territory; and 34 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2013)**? 1,792**

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

**How many students are enrolled in Off-Campus Study this semester** (Fall 2013)**? 157**

How many men? 70 (44.6%)

How many women? 87 (55.4%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2017)**? 497**

How many men? 245 (49.3%)

How many women? 252 (50.7%)

How many students of color? 146 (29.4%)

How many international students? 27 (5.4%)

How many from Maine? 49 (9.9%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 38 states; and 16 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2017? 7,052

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 1,054 (14.9%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 497 (47.2%)

How many applicants applied for financial aid (Class of 2017)? 3,685 (52.3%)

How many matriculants are receiving financial aid (Class of 2017)? 230 (46.3%)

**How many students received financial aid in 2012-13? 857 (44.1%)**

What was the average aid award *(grant + work-study)*? $38,283 (65.8% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average grant award? $36,492 (62.7% 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 2013-14? $57,834**

What is the cost of tuition and fees for 2013-14? $45,446

What is the cost of room and board for 2013-14? $12,388

What is the estimated cost of personal expenses, books and supplies for 2013-14? $2,066

What were the **total operating expenses** for fiscal year 2012-13**? $140,051,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2012-13**? $1,038,640,000**

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: November 5, 2013
E-mail: mallen2@bowdoin.edu*