Bowdoin College Campus, Brunswick, ME

Applying to Bowdoin College

Acceptance Rate 10.26%
Yield 54.72%
Applicants 9,081
Admitted 932
Enrolled 510

Applying To Bowdoin College

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 10.26% at Bowdoin College where total 9,081 students applied and 932 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Bowdoin College.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationwww.bowdoin.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.bowdoin.edu/admissions/apply/

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 9,081 students (3,741 men and 5,340 women) applied to Bowdoin College and 932 (433 men and 499 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 244 men and 266 women were enrolled into Bowdoin College. Following table shows the Bowdoin College Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 10.26% and yield is 54.72%.

Admission Statistics at Bowdoin College
Acceptance Rate 10.26% 11.57% 9.34%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 54.72% 56.35% 53.31%
[Chart] Bowdoin College Acceptance Rate and Yield

Admission Requirements

Bowdoin College requires 4 articles and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Bowdoin College

Application Requirements for Bowdoin College
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Bowdoin College is Semester. Bowdoin College accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Bowdoin College accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits