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Bowdoin Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Bowdoin students.

Bowdoin Student Population

1,777 Total Students
1,776 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Bowdoin College?

Bowdoin total enrollment is approximately 1,777 students.

Bowdoin Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bowdoin undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bowdoin Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 998
Hispanic 189
Asian 166
Multi-Ethnic 143
Black or African American 137
International 128
Unknown 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Bowdoin Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 999
Hispanic 189
Asian 166
Multi-Ethnic 143
Black or African American 137
International 128
Unknown 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bowdoin College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 836
Asian 23
Black or African American 20
Multi-Ethnic 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Bowdoin.

Bowdoin Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 915 female students and 862 male students at Bowdoin.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bowdoin is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.14 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Bowdoin faculty.

There are approximately 580 female teachers and 457 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

90.41% Out of State
6.56% Out of the Country

Bowdoin ranks 45 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

90.41% of Bowdoin students come from out of state, and 6.56% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  97 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 40 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 72
New York 60
California 52
Maine 45
New Jersey 33

International Students at Bowdoin

Students from 35 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Canada, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Bowdoin.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
91.13% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  43.16 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bowdoin, 91.13% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 872
20-21 783
22-24 127
25-29 1
35 and over 1
30-34 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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