Bowdoin College

country rank  288
world rank  741

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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 (uniRank 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 such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 223 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. BC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

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

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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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bowdoin College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1929

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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