Bowdoin College

Academic Highlights

  • Students can choose from 42 majors and 43 minors.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 9:1 and the average class size is 16 students.

  • Students can participate in an accelerated 3-3 interdisciplinary program in legal education with Columbia University. 

  • Students interested in engineering can participate in a 3-2 program with Columbia University, the University of Maine, Dartmouth and Caltech and earn both a BA from Bowdoin and a BS in engineering from the engineering school.

  • Addtional academic advising is available to students pursuing pre-med or pre-law

  • Over 50% of students choose to study abroad for either a semester or an entire academic year.