What is the faculty composition at Bowdoin?
Get a feel for student life at Bowdoin College by checking out the information on classes and faculty below.
Excellent Student to Faculty Ratio
Student to faculty ratio is a common metric used to gauge the number of teaching resources a school provides for its students. With 9 students for every one instructional faculty member, Bowdoin College ranks among the best colleges when compared to the national average of 14.
Breakdown of Instructional Staff
The following table shows all the employees the school considers instructional, and therefore, part of the above student-to-faculty ratio. These include both those employees designated as either "primarily instructional" or as "instructional combined with research/public service". It does not include employees that have been identified by Bowdoin College as primarily performing research or public service.
|Total||Full Time||Part Time||Percent Full Time|
|Total of Instructional Employees||246||212||34||86.2%|
|Total of Those With Faculty Status||246||212||34||86.2%|
|On Tenure Track||49||46||3||93.9%|
|Not on Tenure Track||74||46||28||62.2%|
|Without Faculty Status||-||-||-||-|
How Seriously Does This School Take Hiring Full-Time Teachers? Very Seriously
Bowdoin College's utilization of full-time teaching staff ranks among the highest in the nation, with 86.0% of instructors employed full time.