Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 18
Liberal Arts Colleges Ranking: 12

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 60%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 46%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+56%
600-69936%
600+92%

SAT Math Score

700+60%
600-69929%
600+89%

ACT Score

30-3682%
24-2916%
24+98%

Students applied9,081
Students admitted932
Admission rate10%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$53,418
Fees$—
Room and board$14,698
Estimated book expense$840
Total cost$69,460

Cost after need-based aid$21,938
Cost after non-need-based aid$68,460

Average debt at graduation$25,482

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$65,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$47,522
Average non-need-based aid$1,000

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,829

Full-Time

Men903
Women922

Part-Time

Men1
Women3

Freshmen retained98%


# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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