College releases '06 applicant profile
Bowdoin College has released a profile of the applicants
and admits for its Class of 2006. While these numbers do not represent
the actual incoming class (admitted students have until May 1 to decide
if they will matriculate at Bowdoin), they do provide insight into application
trends at the College.
Men accounted for 483 of the admitted students (2,130 applied),
and women accounted for 594 (2,375 applied).
Of those offered admission, 307 are students of color (up
from 262 a year ago): 67 African-Americans, 85 Latino/a, 144 Asian Americans,
and 11 Native Americans.
Admission was offered to students from 46 U.S. states as
well as the District of Columbia.
Massachusetts accounted for the most admitted students,
with 229, followed by New York (108) and Maine (105). California provided
the fourth highest number with 83 students offered admission.
Fifty-one admitted students are from Connecticut, 42 from
New Jersey, 30 from Pennsylvania, and 26 each from Illinois and Texas.
Fifty-five international students representing 25 countries were offered admission. The foreign countries with the most admitted students are Canada with 12, Japan and Korea with six each, and the United Kingdom with three.
-Courtesy of the Office of Communications