Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
93% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Bowdoin College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 88% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 92% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 92% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Bowdoin College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Bowdoin College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$75,000 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Bowdoin College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $50,500 per year
after 7 years $55,600 per year
after 8 years $56,900 per year
after 9 years $63,300 per year
after 10 years $75,000 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Bowdoin College students who are working and no longer in school is $75,000, which is 119% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$18,833
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
20%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$194 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
87% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your Bowdoin College student loan debt, explore your options.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161004 IPEDS survey data for Bowdoin College.