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Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME
#4

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts institution that was founded in 1794. It is located in Brunswick, Maine on 205 suburban acres just north of the Casco Bay shoreline. Some of Bowdoin College’s famous alumni include author Nathaniel Hawthorne, former U.S. President Franklin Pierce, and sexuality and gender researcher Alfred Kinsey.

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Quick Facts


5700 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011-8448

2013-2014 Tuition

$45,446 Tuition and Fees

Students

1839 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

Admission

January 1 application deadline
15.8% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1794

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology, Classical and Ancient Studies, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Seismology, Physics, Psychology, Anthropology, Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Economics, Sociology, African Studies, Asian Studies/Civilization, Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Theatre Literature, History and Criticism, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, History

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Education, General, Curriculum and Instruction, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Classical and Ancient Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, Psychology, Anthropology, Archeology, Economics, Sociology, African Studies, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Gay/Lesbian Studies, Dance, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, History

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,839
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,830
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%
Percent of international undergraduates: 4%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing (nordic), soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing (nordic), rugby, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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