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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$73,800
Tuition and Fees
$56,350
Room and Board
$15,360
Books and Supplies
$840
Other Expenses
$1,250
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
sao@bowdoin.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology 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  
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
309 (62.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
258 (83.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
258 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
258 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$50,611
Need-Based Gift
Received by 258 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $48,856
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 252 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,796
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
7 (1.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
971 (51.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
885 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
885 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
885 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,337
Need-Based Gift
Received by 885 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $47,522
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 872 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,842
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
36 (1.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
27%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,482
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

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

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
36
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)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,846

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