Bowdoin College's Top Rankings
Bowdoin College is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.
Salary and Debt by Major at Bowdoin College
We calculated a salary score for each of Bowdoin College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Bowdoin College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.
Salary Scores for Bowdoin Bachelor's Degrees
|Field of Study||Employment Rate||Median Debt||Median Salary|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology||Not Reported||$36,670|
|Biology, General||Not Reported||$44,650|
|Computer Science||Not Reported||$78,970|
|English Language and Literature, General||Not Reported||$30,770|
|Natural Resources Conservation and Research||Not Reported||$37,570|
|Neurobiology and Neurosciences||Not Reported||$36,940|
|Political Science and Government||$16,630||$48,820|
Most Recent Reviews
Bowdoin is a bit of a mixed bag in my opinion. On the one hand, the academics and financial support are consistently fantastic. Essentially every professor I've had here has been incredibly supportive both in and outside of the classroom. Because the school is so small, opportunities for individualized professional/academic undertakings are numerous; I've been lucky to design several independent courses and research projects with professors that were completely in alignment with my niche academic interests.... Read More
Bowdoin College offered a lifetime experience of education as well as life experience. With the small student size I was able to have close connection with professors and make life long friends. While studying biology and environmental studies I was able to spend significant class time on the Maine coast studying the rocky intertidal. The hands on experience was remarkable and added to an experience of a lifetime. I loved my time at Bowdoin.