Bowdoin College

country rank  285
world rank  827

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University Overview

Established in 1794, Bowdoin College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Brunswick (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maine. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Bowdoin College (BC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bowdoin College (BC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 225 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BC
Founded 1794
Motto Ut Aquila Versus Coelum
As an eagle towards the sky
Colours White and black

University Location

Address 255 Maine Street
Brunswick (population range: 10,000-49,999)
04011-8448 Maine
United States
T +1 (207) 725 3000
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Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 5000 College Station
Brunswick 04011-8441
+1 (207) 725 3100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bowdoin College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020