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Students at Bowdoin College

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Bright and intelligent, yet modest
    30%
  • Smart and Energetic
    27%
  • Wealthy, white
    11%
  • Driven
    8%
  • Smart, strategic, casual
    8%
  • Drive, passionate
    5%
  • Ambitious
    3%
Female Undergrads
51%
Male Undergrads
49%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    10%
  • Out-of-State
    81%
  • International
    9%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    49%
  • 20-21
    43%
  • 22-24
    6%
  • Over 25
    0%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    19%
  • $30k-$48k
    16%
  • $49k-$75k
    12%
  • $76k-$110k
    18%
  • $110k+
    36%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
31%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.39 responses
Poll
46%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).39 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    6%
  • Asian
    7%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    7%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    63%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 18 responses
  • Republican
    11%
  • Democratic
    72%
  • Independent
    11%
  • I don't care about politics
    6%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 50 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    24%
  • Liberal
    60%
  • Moderate
    14%
  • Not sure
    2%