# Bowdoin Facts and Figures

*(in approved off-campus study programs abroad or in the U.S.)*

**Answers to Frequently Asked Questions**

**How many students are enrolled at Bowdoin** (In Residence, Fall 2020)**? 1,777**

How many men? 862 (48.5%)

How many women? 915 (51.5%)

How many students of color? 642 (36.1%)

How many international students? 128 (7.2%)

How many from Maine? 181 (10.2%)

How many matriculated students? 1,776 (99.9%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 50 states; 2 U.S. territories; and 47 foreign countries

**What is the on-campus FTE* enrollment** (Fall 2020)**? 1,776**

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

**How many students are enrolled in Off-Campus Study this semester** (Fall 2020)**? 6**

How many men? 6 (100.0%)

How many women? 0 (0.0%)

**How many students are in the first-year class** (Class of 2024)**? 464**

How many men? 222 (47.8%)

How many women? 242 (52.2%)

How many students of color? 165 (35.6%)

How many international students? 30 (6.5%)

How many from Maine? 43 (9.3%)

How many home states and countries are represented? 44 states; one U.S. territory; and 19 foreign countries

How many students applied for admission to the Class of 2024? 9,402

How many were admitted (selectivity)? 861 (9.2%)

Of those admitted, how many matriculated (yield)? 464 (53.9%)

How many matriculants received need-based financial aid (Class of 2024)? 237 (51.1%)

**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** (2020-21)**? 228**

How many faculty are women? 121 (53.1%)

How many faculty are of color? 40 (17.5%)

**What is the teaching full-time equivalent (FTE)** (2020-21)**? 209**

**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 2019-20**? $176,258,000**

What was the **market value of the endowment** at the end of fiscal year 2019-20**? $1,780,970,000**

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 16, 2021*