Admissions

Admissions History by Matriculating Class
Critical Reading & Math SAT Scores



Class of: Applicants Acceptees Selectivity Matriculants Yield
2017 (Fall 2013) 7,052 1,054 14.9% 497 47.2%
2016 (Fall 2012) 6,716 1,060 15.8% 492 46.4%
2015 (Fall 2011) 6,554 1,056 16.1% 484 45.8%
2014 (Fall 2010) 6,018 1,183 19.7% 510 43.1%
2013 (Fall 2009) 5,940 1,153 19.4% 494 42.8%
2012 (Fall 2008) 6,033 1,119 18.5% 489 43.7%
2011 (Fall 2007) 5,961 1,130 19.0% 476 42.1%
2010 (Fall 2006) 5,401 1,165 21.6% 474 40.7%
2009 (Fall 2005) 5,026 1,232 24.5% 478 38.8%
2008 (Fall 2004) 4,853 1,186 24.4% 471 39.7%
2007 (Fall 2003) 4,719 1,151 24.4% 467 40.6%
2006 (Fall 2002) 4,505 1,114 24.7% 458 41.1%
2005 (Fall 2001) 4,537 1,080 23.8% 452 41.9%
2004 (Fall 2000) 4,172 1,158 27.8% 452 39.0%
2003 (Fall 1999) 3,942 1,263 32.0% 464 36.7%
2002 (Fall 1998) 3,821 1,192 31.2% 434 36.4%
2001 (Fall 1997) 3,974 1,355 34.1% 473 34.9%
2000 (Fall 1996) 4,435 1,264 28.5% 443 35.0%
1999 (Fall 1995) 4,122 1,254 30.4% 449 35.8%
1998 (Fall 1994) 3,662 1,097 30.0% 431 39.3%
1997 (Fall 1993) 3,356 1,019 30.4% 418 41.0%
1996 (Fall 1992) 3,081 1,056 34.3% 409 38.7%
1995 (Fall 1991) 3,143 1,021 32.5% 420 41.1%
1994 (Fall 1990) 3,242 866 26.7% 406 46.9%
1993 (Fall 1989) 3,456 826 23.9% 387 46.9%


Critical Reading & Math SAT Scores by Matriculating Class
Submission of SAT scores is optional for the admissions process at Bowdoin. Scores reported here are only for matriculants who submitted scores during the admissions process.
Scores are recentered, starting with the Class of 1999.

  Critical Reading SAT Math SAT
Class of: 25th percentile median 75th percentile 25th percentile median 75th percentile
2017 (Fall 2013) 680 720 760 680 720 750
2016 (Fall 2012) 670 715 760 670 720 760
2015 (Fall 2011) 670 710 750 660 700 740
2014 (Fall 2010) 650 710 750 660 700 750
2013 (Fall 2009) 660 710 750 660 710 750
2012 (Fall 2008) 650 700 760 650 700 750
2011 (Fall 2007) 650 690 740 650 690 730
2010 (Fall 2006) 650 700 750 650 700 730
2009 (Fall 2005) 660 700 740 660 700 730
2008 (Fall 2004) 640 690 740 650 690 720
2007 (Fall 2003) 640 690 730 650 680 710
2006 (Fall 2002) 640 680 730 640 680 720
2005 (Fall 2001) 640 690 730 640 680 710
2004 (Fall 2000) 640 680 720 650 680 710
2003 (Fall 1999) 640 680 720 640 680 710
2002 (Fall 1998) 620 670 710 620 670 710
2001 (Fall 1997) 620 660 710 620 670 710
2000 (Fall 1996) 620 670 720 620 670 710
1999 (Fall 1995) 630 670 720 640 670 700
1998 (Fall 1994) 560 610 650 620 665 700
1997 (Fall 1993) 520 580 620 570 640 690
1996 (Fall 1992) 540 600 640 590 650 690


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Last Update: October 30, 2013
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