Site Search Careers Explore Schools Schools Examinations College Organizer Schools Finance Financial Aid Schools Job Info Admissions Tests Nurse Admissions Essays Listings Research Schools Careers Admission Center Schools Examinations Community Colleges Schools Finance Art Schools Schools FAQs Business Schools Schools Job Info UnderGrad Schools
Anatomy Top Schools/School Rankings Law Schools Nurse Architecture Schools Listings Medical Schools Careers Online Schools Schools Examinations Graduate Schools Schools Finance Sports Schools

Bowdoin College Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors

Academic Calendar for 2002-03.

Academic Calendar System:

  • Semester System (two terms comprise academic year)

New student orientation:

  • Orientation for new students is held in late August.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 17% continue immediately.
  • 73% continue within 5 years.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Law School: 4%
  • Medical School: 3%
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 10%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • Boston College Law Sch, UC at Berkeley, Georgetown University, Harvard University, University of
  • Wisconsin at Madison.
45% of our graduates choose careers in business and industry.

Firms that most frequently hire our graduates:
  • Coopers and Lybrand, Deloitte & Touche, First Boston, ICF Kaiser, Peace Corps, Sun Life, UNUM.
Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Franklin Pierce, 14th president of the U.S.; Nathaniel Hawthorne, author; Admiral Robert Peary and Commander Donald B. MacMillan, Arctic explorers; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet; Joan Benoit Samuelson, Olympic champion marathon runner; William Cohen, U.S. senator; George Mitchell, former U.S. senator and majority leader.