Bowdoin College

Bowdoin Tuition & Fees Report

How Much Does Bowdoin College Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at Bowdoin College reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. You can jump to any of the following sections in our Bowdoin cost report:

How Much Does Bowdoin Charge for Tuition?

$58,322 In-State Tuition & Fees
$58,322 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

The average tuition and fees at Bowdoin College for undergraduates was $58,322 a year in 2020-2021. Students from Maine did not receive a discount.

Tuition Fees Total
Tuition & Fees $57,776 $546 $58,322

Bowdoin tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Bowdoin College cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Bowdoin Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. At $58,322 a year, the average out-of-state tuition at Bowdoin College was high when compared to the national average. Students do not receive any discounts for living in Maine.

The chart below shows how Bowdoin compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

Nationwide New England Maine
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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Bowdoin College Financial Aid.

Bowdoin Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.67% Tuition Increase
2.64% Fee Increase
$255,915 Est. 4-Year Cost

Over the past five years, Bowdoin tuition and fees has grown by a rate of 2.67% annually. The tuition increased by 2.67%, and fees by 2.64%. If costs keep growing at the same rate students will be charged $61,475 this school year.

For two years of academic instruction, your cost will end up being $124,590 for two years and $255,915 for four years.

This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Bowdoin.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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