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Graduate Rate 93.78%
Male 92.40%
Female 95.16%
Transfer-Out Rate 4%
Retention Rate 86%

Graduation Rates at Bowdoin College

At Bowdoin College, the graduation rates was 93.78% (467 students out of 498 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 231 male and 236 female students have graduated from the school last year by 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 93.78%. where 467 students out of 498 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Bowdoin College
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total49846793.78%
Male25023192.40%
Female24823695.16%
[Chart] Bowdoin College Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

441 students completed their course in 4 years and 22 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 4 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Bowdoin College
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less88.55% 87.60% 89.52%
5 Year92.97% 92.00% 93.95%
6 Year93.78% 92.40% 95.16%
[Chart] Bowdoin College BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

The 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
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(1/1)
0.00%
(0/0)
100.00%
(1/1)
Asian 91.67%
(33/36)
88.24%
(15/17)
94.74%
(18/19)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 86.21%
(25/29)
88.89%
(16/18)
81.82%
(9/11)
Hispanic 94.23%
(49/52)
86.96%
(20/23)
100.00%
(29/29)
White 94.30%
(298/316)
94.41%
(152/161)
94.19%
(146/155)
Two or More Races 100.00%
(32/32)
100.00%
(16/16)
100.00%
(16/16)
Unknown 100.00%
(6/6)
100.00%
(2/2)
100.00%
(4/4)
Average 93.78%
(467/498)
92.40%
(231/250)
95.16%
(236/248)
[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, 23 of 26 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 88.46%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Bowdoin College
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 2326 88.46%
Male 101376.92%
Female 1313100.00%
[Chart] Bowdoin College Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Transfer-Out Rates

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing students who have transferred out of other institution into total number of students (candidates) within 150% normal time. The transfer-out rate at Bowdoin College is 4.02% (20 out of 498 students transferred-out.).
Transfer-Out Rates
Bowdoin College
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total204984.02%
Male132505.20%
Female72482.82%
[Chart] Bowdoin College Transfer-Out 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 86%.
Retention Rates
Bowdoin College
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate86%-
[Chart] Bowdoin College Retention Rate