Student Outcomes

Based on survey responses collected in the fall of 2020 (response rate of 45%), 91% of Bowdoin's Class of 2019 reported that they were employed or attending graduate school. Bowdoin graduates pursue a variety of advanced degrees. Over the past three years, among graduates pursuing advanced degrees one year out, 46% pursued masters degrees, 26% pursued Ph.D.s, 8% pursued medical degrees, 13% pursued law degrees, and the remaining 6% pursued other degrees.

 

 

Graduate Schools

 Graduate schools most frequently attended by Bowdoin alumni include:

  • Boston College
  • Boston Univeristy
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Duke University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Relay Graduate School of Education
  • Stanford University
  • Tufts University
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Yale University

Employers

Employers of Bowdoin alumni one year after graduation include:

  • Amazon
  • Americorps
  • Analysis Group
  • Apple
  • Athenahealth
  • Bain Consulting
  • Barclays
  • Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center
  • Bloomberg
  • Bloomingdales
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
  • Cambridge Associates
  • Childrens Hospital (Boston)
  • Citigroup
  • Compass Lexecon
  • Conde Nast
  • Cowen & Company
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Dell EMC
  • Deloitte
  • Edelman
  • EMI Strategic Marketing
  • Epic
  • ESPN
  • Eze Software Group
  • Fidelity Investments
  • General Reinsurance
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Guggenheim Partners
  • Harlem Children's Zone
  • Harvard University
  • HBO
  • HSBC
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Jackson Laboratory
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Kaiser Associates
  • LEGO
  • LL. Bean
  • Lyft
  • Mass Challenge
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • MATCH Education
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Okta
  • Peace Corps
  • Phillips Andover Academy
  • Piper Jaffray
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Prudential Financial
  • Raytheon
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
  • Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Sothebys
  • Suffolk Construction
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Tamr
  • Teach for America
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • Uber
  • Uncommon Schools
  • Unum
  • Wayfair
  • Year Up

 Note that many graduate students are also employed at the institution that they attend.