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Bowdoin College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Contact Information

Address: 5000 South Street, Brunswick, ME
Phone Number: (207) 725-3000

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $34,640 $36,370 $38,190 $40,020 4.8%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,310 $9,890 $10,380 $10,880 4.8%
Other $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $45,950 $48,260 $50,570 $52,900 4.6%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,940 2,608 3,332
Percent admitted 19% 22% 17%
Percent admitted who enrolled 43% 42% 44%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 369 75%
ACT 137 28%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 660 750
SAT Math 660 750
SAT Writing 660 750
ACT Composite 30 33
ACT English 31 34
ACT Math 27 33
ACT Writing 8 10

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1929 -   Accredited