Bowdoin College Admissions Overview

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SAT Range

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What is Bowdoin College acceptance rate?

Bowdoin College has an acceptance rate of 10%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 10% out of the people who applied to Bowdoin College were accepted into the school.

Only 55% of students who are admitted into Bowdoin College go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Bowdoin College Admission Statistics

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In fall 2018, a total of 9,081 students applied to study at Bowdoin College. Of those students, 3,741 were men and 5,340 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 10% of students at Bowdoin College were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 932 students. 433 of students who were accepted were male and 499 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at Bowdoin College in the last academic year is 55%. Overall, 510 students who applied to Bowdoin College enrolled in the school. Of those students, 56% of women who were accepted and 53% of men who were accepted enrolled.

Bowdoin College Admission Requirements

Test ScoresNeither required nor recommended
High School GPARecommended
High School Class RankRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended

What are the Bowdoin College admissions requirements?

You are not required to submit your high school test scores to Bowdoin College.

You'll be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you do not need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

Bowdoin College Credits Accepted

AP CreditNo
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo

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