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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 899
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 50%
Average Aid Amount $41,967
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 282
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 56%

Financial Aid Information at Bowdoin

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 899 students (50% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $41,967. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 282 students (56% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Bowdoin College is $56,350, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 899 students (50% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $41,967. 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 aid89950%$41,967
Pell Grants26314%$4,718
Federal Student Loans32918%$6,481

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 282 beginning students (56% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 272 students (54% 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 Aid28256%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources27254%$43,239
Federal Grants8016%$6,088
Pell Grants8016%$4,625
Other Federal Grants398%$3,000
State/Local Grants112%$1,382
Institutional Grants26252%$42,972
Student Loans8918%$7,044
Federal Student Loans8617%$5,284
Other Student Loans92%$19,167