Economic Impact Report

The College has made—and continues to make—significant financial contributions to local non-profits and municipalities.

This year, Bowdoin is the 30th largest private employer in Maine. The College paid out over $38 million in salaries to Brunswick area residents, more than $23 million in purchases from Maine vendors (of which $2.6 million was spent in Brunswick), and attracted thousands of visitors to the Midcoast area.

The collection of data below may be used as a reference to document Bowdoin's ongoing economic impact and contributions. Download a PDF version of the economic impact data.

Unless otherwise noted, the source of all data is Bowdoin College.


Taxes, Fees, and Municipal Contributions

Charitable and Other Contributions

Community Investment

Community Service and Volunteerism

Maine Students at Bowdoin College