Fees for the 2012–2013 academic year are listed below. Books, personal expenses and travel are not direct charges to the student’s bill each semester; the student must budget for such items on his/her own. See estimated expenses for books, supplies and personal expenses below. For planning purposes, students and parents should anticipate an increase in tuition and other charges each year to reflect program changes and other cost increases experienced by the College.
|By Semester||Academic Year|
|Board (19-meal plan)||3,195||6,390|
|Student Activities Fee||221||442|
|Books (yearly estimate)||411||822|
|Personal Expenses (yearly estimate)||625||1250|
Total Estimated Expenses
*These charges reflect "billed charges" by the College per semester/year; grants/scholarships and any loan resources reduce billed charges
**Varies depending on student's residence
Bowdoin participates in the National Merit Scholarship Program.