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Bowdoin College Campus, Brunswick, ME

Bowdoin College Outcomes

Graduate Rate 95.24%
Male 93.28%
Female 97.14%
Transfer-Out Rate 3%
Retention Rate 98%

Graduation Rates at Bowdoin College

At Bowdoin College, the graduation rates was 95.24% (460 students out of 483 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 222 male and 238 female students have graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at Bowdoin College. Last year, the graduation rate was 95.24%. where 460 students out of 483 candidate completed their degree.

Graduation Rate By Gender
Bowdoin College
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total48346095.24%
Male23822293.28%
Female24523897.14%
[Chart] Bowdoin College Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

440 students completed their course in 4 years and 17 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 3 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.

Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Bowdoin College
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less91.10% 87.39% 94.69%
5 Year94.62% 92.02% 97.14%
6 Year95.24% 93.28% 97.14%
[Chart] Bowdoin College BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

Next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.

Graduation Rates By Race
Bowdoin College
TotalMaleFemale
Asian 92.86%
(26/28)
86.67%
(13/15)
100.00%
(13/13)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 87.50%
(21/24)
81.82%
(9/11)
92.31%
(12/13)
Hispanic 94.74%
(54/57)
92.31%
(24/26)
96.77%
(30/31)
White 96.45%
(299/310)
94.97%
(151/159)
98.01%
(148/151)
Two or More Races 91.18%
(31/34)
90.91%
(10/11)
91.30%
(21/23)
Unknown 100.00%
(4/4)
100.00%
(3/3)
100.00%
(1/1)
Average 95.24%
(460/483)
93.28%
(222/238)
97.14%
(238/245)
[Chart] Bowdoin College Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in United States. At Bowdoin College, 25 of 26 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 96.15%.

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Bowdoin College
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 2526 96.15%
Male 121392.31%
Female 1313100.00%
[Chart] Bowdoin College Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Bowdoin College, the retention rate is 98%.

Retention Rates
Bowdoin College
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 98%-
[Chart] Bowdoin College Retention Rate