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Bowdoin College Transfers: 2022 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Bowdoin College. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Bowdoin College.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Bowdoin College, 1.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Bowdoin College, click here

    Can you transfer into Bowdoin College

    Bowdoin College requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Bowdoin College also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Bowdoin College requires a minimum of 24 credits.

    Bowdoin College chances calculator

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Additionally, of the 3 accepted transfer students, 3 students enrolled - that means the yield was 100.0%.

    Bowdoin College accepts 2 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    Bowdoin College requires a minimum college GPA of 3.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Bowdoin College requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Bowdoin College website for more info.
    Bowdoin College accepts 1.29% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Bowdoin College, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.94 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.1. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Bowdoin College students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
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    SAT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total SAT Score 0 0 0
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 0 0 0
    ACT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total ACT Score 0 0 0

    Bowdoin College’s average SAT score is 0. To be a competitive applicant for Bowdoin College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

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