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Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME
+1 207-725-3000
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Beautiful New England Campus

Known for being quaint, high-functioning students and professors, liberal teachings combined with... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Laura P
Awesome school!!

Took a tour with my family that was guided by an extraordinarily articulate young man. If these... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
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This small, elite college is located in Brunswick.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Brunswick, ME
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Known for being quaint, high-functioning students and professors, liberal teachings combined with conservative realism, this college is a truly wonderful place. Also, it has the BEST college food in the U.S. in repeated ratings and welcomes visitors for meals.

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Took a tour with my family that was guided by an extraordinarily articulate young man. If these are the results of what Bowdoin College produces, then that school has a future! Also took in a science fair where seniors were showing their research projects. Outstanding!...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

My daughter is a Senior this year and we visited Bowdoin in late August. I love the school and the area of Brunswick Maine. Great visit all the way around.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful buildings with few roads allow for pleasant walks. School was in session but was quiet on a Saturday morning with a few students up and about at mid-morning.

Thank 627_Chris_2905
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Took a walking tour of the campus, looked in the church, walked through buildings and enjoyed the school immensely. Met a worker who shared alot of information about the history which made it all the better.

Thank GFamNaples
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was one of my favorite colleges on our three day college tour. The campus is small and beautiful and the town of Brunswick is an adorable college town.

Thank Renee Z
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Beautiful campus to walk around! There is an art gallery and various events open to the public. Check their schedule online before your visit. A map can also be found online.

Thank RocMom4
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Would be so happy if our daughter decides to attend Bowdoin College. It would be a great excuse to visit this beautiful campus and charming college town. Admissions staff was informative, friendly and sharp. We'll see...

Thank ommm77
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I was visiting friends and they had a soccer tournament on the fields of Bowdoin. It is a picturesque campus and very well maintained grounds.

Thank RagsKP94
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

The campus is beautiful, and steeped in a rich history of famous alums and professors--Hawthorne, Longfellow, Joshua Chamberlain. Definitely take a long walk around the campus and through the neighborhoods. Chamberlain's grave site is a short walk from campus. The Walker Art Museum and the...More

Thank Nory Y
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