# Bowdoin Facts and Figures

*(in approved off-campus study programs abroad or in the US)*

**Answers to Frequently Asked Questions**

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2019)**? 1,835**

How many men? 896 (48.8%)

How many women? 939 (51.2%)

How many students of color? 617 (33.6%)

How many international students? 121 (6.6%)

How many from Maine? 182 (9.9%)

How many matriculated students? 1,832 (99.8%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 49 states; 2 U.S. territories; and 44 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2019)**? 1,834**

*FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) Students = Full-Time + 1/3 Part-Time

**How many students are enrolled in Off-Campus Study this semester** (Fall 2019)**? 138**

How many men? 62 (44.9%)

How many women? 76 (55.1%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2023)**? 498**

How many men? 247 (49.6%)

How many women? 251 (50.4%)

How many students of color? 176 (35.3%)

How many international students? 37 (7.4%)

How many from Maine? 46 (9.2%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 44 states; one U.S. territory; and 22 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2023? 9,332

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 845 (9.1%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 499 (59.1%)

How many matriculants received need-based financial aid (Class of 2023)? 246 (49.4%)

**How many students received need-based financial aid in 2019-20? 891 (48.6%)**

What was the average aid award *(grant + work-study)*? $51,107 (69.3% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average grant award? $49,124 (66.6% of the cost of attendance)

What was the average family contribution? $21,978 (29.8% of the cost of attendance)

**How many faculty members are there** (2019-20)**? 229**

How many faculty are women? 119 (52.0%)

How many faculty are of color? 41 (17.9%)

**What is the teaching full-time equivalent (FTE)** (2019-20)**? 210**

**What is the comprehensive fee for 2019-20? $71,710**

What is the cost of tuition and fees for 2019-20? $56,350

What is the cost of room and board for 2019-20? $15,360

What is the estimated cost of personal expenses, books and supplies for 2019-20? $2,090

What were the **total operating expenses** for fiscal year 2018-19**? $179,431,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2018-19**? $1,743,671,000**

How many **living alumni/ae** are there *(as of August 1, 2019)*? **22,886** *(includes 20,696 graduates and 2,190 non-graduates)*

What was the **total amount of gifts to Bowdoin** in 2017-18**? $35,635,000**

*Updated February 18, 2020*