Graduates

Graduates 2013, Summary Tables and Graduate Careers



  MEN  % of 
MEN 
WOMEN  % of 
WOMEN 
TOTAL  % of 
TOTAL 
 TOTAL GRADUATES 226  100.0%  232  100.0%  458  100.0% 
             
 GENDER            
 Men         226  49.3% 
 Women         232  50.7% 
             
 MAJORS            
 Humanities / Fine Arts 68  30.1%  100  43.1%  168  36.7% 
  Art History 0.9%  2.6%  1.7% 
  Art History and Archaeology 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Art History and Visual Arts 0.0%  2.2%  1.1% 
  Classical Archaeology 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classical Studies 0.9%  0.0%  0.4% 
  Classics 0.4%  0.9%  0.7% 
  English 10  4.4%  26  11.2%  36  7.9% 
  English and Theater 0.4%  1.3%  0.9% 
  French 1.3%  2.2%  1.7% 
  German 1.3%  2.6%  2.0% 
  History 19  8.4%  18  7.8%  37  8.1% 
  Music 1.8%  0.4%  1.1% 
  Philosophy 12  5.3%  0.9%  14  3.1% 
  Religion 0.4%  0.9%  0.7% 
  Romance Languages 0.9%  2.6%  1.7% 
  Russian 0.0%  1.3%  0.7% 
  Spanish 2.2%  3.9%  14  3.1% 
  Visual Arts 1.3%  2.6%  2.0% 
             
 Natural Sciences / Math 90  39.8%  74  31.9%  164  35.8% 
  Biochemistry 17  7.5%  12  5.2%  29  6.3% 
  Biology 3.5%  16  6.9%  24  5.2% 
  Chemical Physics 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Chemistry 2.2%  0.4%  1.3% 
  Computer Science 12  5.3%  1.7%  16  3.5% 
  Computer Science and Math 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Earth & Oceanographic Science 0.0%  1.3%  0.7% 
  Earth & Oceanographic Science
  and Physics
0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Mathematics 28  12.4%  15  6.5%  43  9.4% 
  Neuroscience 2.2%  16  6.9%  21  4.6% 
  Physics 15  6.6%  3.0%  22  4.8% 
             
 Social / Behavioral Sciences 125  55.3%  94  40.5%  219  47.8% 
  Anthropology 1.3%  3.0%  10  2.2% 
  Economics 61  27.0%  16  6.9%  77  16.8% 
  Government 49  21.7%  32  13.8%  81  17.7% 
  Psychology 3.5%  17  7.3%  25  5.5% 
  Sociology 1.8%  22  9.5%  26  5.7% 
             
 Interdisciplinary Majors 24  10.6%  44  19.0%  68  14.8% 
  Africana Studies 0.9%  1.7%  1.3% 
  Asian Studies 1.3%  2.6%  2.0% 
  Environmental Studies * 16  7.1%  21  9.1%  37  8.1% 
  Eurasian & E. European Studies 0.0%  0.9%  0.4% 
  Gender and Women's Studies 0.4%  3.9%  10  2.2% 
  Latin American Studies 0.9%  0.0%  0.4% 
  Mathematics and Economics 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Mathematics and Education 0.0%  0.4%  0.2% 
  Student-Designed 0.0%  0.4%  0.2% 
             
 MINORS            
 Humanities / Fine Arts 45  19.9%  51  22.0%  96  21.0% 
  Archaeology 0.4%  0.4%  0.4% 
  Art History 0.0%  0.4%  0.2% 
  Chinese 0.9%  0.4%  0.7% 
  Classical Studies 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Classics 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Dance 0.4%  0.9%  0.7% 
  English 2.7%  12  5.2%  18  3.9% 
  Film Studies 1.3%  0.9%  1.1% 
  French 1.8%  0.9%  1.3% 
  German 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Greek 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  History 1.3%  2.6%  2.0% 
  Italian 1.3%  0.4%  0.9% 
  Japanese 0.4%  0.4%  0.4% 
  Latin 0.9%  0.0%  0.4% 
  Music 2.7%  1.7%  10  2.2% 
  Philosophy 0.0%  0.9%  0.4% 
  Religion 0.4%  0.9%  0.7% 
  Romance Languages 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Russian 0.9%  0.4%  0.7% 
  Spanish 1.8%  1.7%  1.7% 
  Theater 0.4%  0.9%  0.7% 
  Visual Arts 2.2%  3.0%  12  2.6% 
             
 Natural Sciences / Math 20  8.8%  20  8.6%  40  8.7% 
  Biology 0.9%  2.2%  1.5% 
  Chemistry 0.9%  3.0%  2.0% 
  Computer Science 1.3%  1.3%  1.3% 
  Earth & Oceanographic Science 0.9%  0.9%  0.9% 
  Mathematics 11  4.9%  1.3%  14  3.1% 
  Physics 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
             
 Social / Behavioral Sciences 39  17.3%  51  22.0%  90  19.7% 
  Anthropology 1.3%  1.3%  1.3% 
  Economics 4.0%  3.4%  17  3.7% 
  Economics and Finance 0.0%  0.0%  0.0% 
  Education Studies 1.8%  12  5.2%  16  3.5% 
  Education-Teaching 1.8%  10  4.3%  14  3.1% 
  Government 13  5.8%  3.0%  20  4.4% 
  Psychology 0.9%  1.3%  1.1% 
  Sociology 1.8%  3.4%  12  2.6% 
             
 Interdisciplinary Minors 2.7%  11  4.7%  17  3.7% 
  Africana Studies 0.4%  0.9%  0.7% 
  Asian Studies 0.9%  0.4%  0.7% 
  Environmental Studies 0.0%  0.4%  0.2% 
  Gay and Lesbian Studies 0.0%  0.4%  0.2% 
  Gender and Women's Studies 0.9%  2.2%  1.5% 
  Latin American Studies 0.4%  0.4%  0.4% 

* Environmental Studies is offered only as a coordinate major.



SUMMARY TABLES

2013 Graduates, Types of Majors

2013 Graduates Total Number % of Total Grads # of Major Type with a Minor % of Major Type with a Minor # of Major Type w/out a Minor % of Major Type w/out a Minor
Single Majors 297 64.8% 205 69.0% 92 31.0%
Coordinate Majors* 37 8.1% 14 37.8% 23 62.2%
Double Majors 124 27.1% 24 19.4% 100 80.6%
Double-Coordinate Major 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Grand Totals & Percentages 458 100.0% 243 53.1% 215 46.9%

* A "Coordinate Major" is Environmental Studies plus another major (Environmental Studies is offered only as a coordinate major).

Top Five Majors of Graduates

2013 Graduates 2012 Graduates 2011 Graduates 2010 Graduates 2009 Graduates
 
1. Government 1. Government 1. Government 1. Government 1. Government
 
2. Economics 2. Economics 2. Economics 2. Economics 2. Economics
 
3. Mathematics 3. Biology 3. Biology 3. English 3. History
 
4. Environmental
    Studies
4. History 4. Environmental
    Studies
4. Biology 4. English
 
5. History 5. English 5. History 5. History 5. Psychology


Bowdoin Graduate Careers

For information on what recent Bowdoin graduates are doing, please click on the following links.
Class of 2012
Class of 2011
Classes of 2008 and 2003
Highlighted Graduates



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Last Update: February 25, 2014
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