This is exciting.

And also stressful. And hopeful, and overwhelming, and worth it.

Our job in the Office of Admissions is to help make this time more humane, for you and your family, wherever you are in the process.

Take this time to really explore what Bowdoin has to offer: browse our majors and minors, learn about our location, and get a feel for where you might live, eat, and play.

The people you meet here will be your friends, your network, and your community, for life—so find out what makes Bowdoin different, and ask yourself if this place feels like a good fit.


Ready to start the process?

Here are a few things you should know right away:

Still exploring?

Bowdoin At a Glance
We look at an applicant's grades, recommendations, and character. Not their family's income.

Here's how need-blind admission works at Bowdoin