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Bowdoin College

A liberal arts education at Bowdoin isn’t about being small and safe—it’s about having the support to take surprising risks. Students undertake this journey with faculty members who are scholars and artists of distinction who actively shape their fields.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (4)
Social Sciences (3)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)


From their first-year seminar through their senior year, students are immersed in subjects with teachers who illuminate their learning with their own passion for their discipline. Faculty and students work together in small classes, in labs, in performance halls, and in the field where students are active participants in performing real-world research.Following are some examples of students’ scholarly experiences at Bowdoin and beyond:

  • Visiting Speakers
  • Community-Based Learning
  • Internships Summer Research
  • Grants
  • Student Teaching
  • Public Sector
  • Field Work
  • Fellowships

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It has been an incredibly pleasurable experience because of the humor and positive attitude the university handles everything from email correspondence to website malfunction

Brunswick, Maine, United States