In general, Bowdoin College is known for being an extremely selective school. Around 7,250 applications are received by Bowdoin College each year. The acceptance rate tends to be around 14 percent which is equal about 1,020 students who passed the admission process of the school. But, when the year begins, only about 500 or 50% of the students who received an acceptance letter from Bowdoin College choose to attend. The institution tends to see 41 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 58 percent who are women. When the year begins, about 52 percent of those accepted women decided to study at Bowdoin College and 47 percent were males.

Bowdoin College’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To submit your application to Bowdoin College, you are required to file these required documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that applicants have Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank. First-year students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Bowdoin College when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score of 30 - 33 or a 1,380 - 1,510 SAT score is the range in which students have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2017 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2013
Applications
7,251
Male 3,013
Female 4,238

 

Acceptance
1,015
Male 451
Female 508

 

Enrollment Total
503
Male 241
Female 262


Acceptance Rate
14%
Male
15%
Female
12%

 

Yield
49.6%
Male
53.4%
Female
51.6%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

Unknown



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language


    Recommended

    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank