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Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
LOCATION AND SETTING
Brunswick Population 15,175
Nearest Metropolitan Area Portland
Environment Large town
Campus Size 207 acres
Weather
Temperature 11.4 average low in January, 72.7 average high in September
Rain 129 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 26 mile(s) from campus in Portland
Nearest Bus Station Brunswick
Nearest Train Station 26 mile(s) from campus in Portland
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 91% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 9%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other self-defense education, safe ride service, emergency notification system
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Polar Bear
School Colors White
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Rugby x      
Sailing x   x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports crew, equestrian sports, fencing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports crew, equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, soccer, softball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC