Record-Setting Number of Applicants, Diverse and Aided Students for Class of 2021

The Bowdoin College Admissions Office saw its largest applicant pool ever with 7,251 prospective students hoping to join the Class of 2021. The incoming first-year class is also the most diverse to date, with students of color making up 34% of the class, and first-generation students, for whom neither parent has a four-year degree, making up 16.5%.

Bowdoin is providing need-based, no-loan student aid packages to 52% of the Class of 2021, up from 47% one year ago. Read more in Bowdoin News.

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