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Best Values in Colleges

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Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)

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Bowdoin College is ranked 8 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 13 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 53%
Applicants who took ACT 27%

SAT Verbal Score

700+67%
600-69930%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+66%
600-69931%
600+97%

ACT Score

30-3690%
24-2910%
24+100%

Students applied7,052
Students admitted1,054
Admission rate15%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$46,354
Fees$454
Room and board$12,760
Estimated book expense$832
Total cost$60,400

Cost after need-based aid$20,375
Cost after non-need-based aid$59,400

Average debt at graduation$21,292

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,025
Average non-need-based aid$1,000

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,795

Full-Time

Men901
Women890

Part-Time

Men1
Women3

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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