Bowdoin College application deadlines and supplementary essay prompts

Fall 2015

First Year

  • Early Decision - 11/15/2014
  • Regular Decision - 01/01/2015
  • Early Decision II - 01/01/201

How did you first learn about Bowdoin?
(Limit 100 characters)

In an effort to understand your interests and aspirations for college, we ask you to select one of the three topics below and provide a response of up to 250 words. 

Bowdoin students and alumni often cite world-class faculty and opportunities for intellectual engagement, the College's commitment to the Common Good, and the special quality of life on the coast of Maine as important aspects of the Bowdoin experience. 

Reflecting on your own interests and experiences, please select and respond to one of the following topics: ( 250 words)

1) Intellectual Engagement

2)The common Good

3) Connection to place