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Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $65,590
Tuition and Fees $49,900
Room and Board $13,600
 
Books and Supplies $840
Other Expenses $1,250
Payment Plans Installment plan, deferred payment
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail sao@bowdoin.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On or about April 5
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002038
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement  
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 290 (57.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 235 (81.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 235 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 235 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 100%
Average Award $44,146
  Need-Based Gift Received by 235 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,254
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 234 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,892
  Merit-Based Gift Not reported
Merit-Based Gift 6 (1.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 887 (49.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 806 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 806 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 806 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 100%
Average Award $44,088
  Need-Based Gift Received by 806 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,206
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 799 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,883
  Merit-Based Gift Not reported
Merit-Based Gift 39 (2.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 27%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $23,120
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 8.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans Available
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards 39
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Leadership
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,899