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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 960
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 52%
Average Aid Amount $46,432
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 288
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 58%

Financial Aid Information at Bowdoin

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 960 students (52% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $46,432. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 288 students (58% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Bowdoin College is $58,322, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 960 students (52% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $46,432. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Bowdoin College for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Bowdoin College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid96052%$46,432
Pell Grants28616%$5,137
Federal Student Loans30116%$5,788

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 288 beginning students (58% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 274 students (55% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Bowdoin College.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Bowdoin College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid28858%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources26152%$48,178
Federal Grants7615%$6,645
Pell Grants7615%$5,313
Other Federal Grants347%$2,978
State/Local Grants71%$1,500
Institutional Grants26152%$46,203
Student Loans7715%$9,571
Federal Student Loans7214%$4,899
Other Student Loans173%$22,603