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Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME
+1 207-725-3000
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One of the best small colleges in America

Beautiful campus to walk around! There is an art gallery and various events open to the public... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RocMom4
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Rochester, New York
Beautiful, impressive

Would be so happy if our daughter decides to attend Bowdoin College. It would be a great excuse... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
ommm77
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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This small, elite college is located in Brunswick.
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  • Very good19%
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Brunswick, ME
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 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
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
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
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I am retired military. When looking at local colleges/universities to utilize my GI Bill, I investigated Bowdoin College. It is a beautiful campus with a rich and proud history. I SERIOUSLY considered attending the college because of its history and reputation as a top-shelf college....More

3  Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Interesting buildings. Friendly students. Plenty of places to walk. Beautiful art museum on campus. Campus is near the center of town; plenty of parking in town or on campus.

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had occasion to visit our grandson son who is attending Bowdoin. The campus is beautiful and the architecture of many of the older buildings is great to study. We enjoyed a program of music by the "Meddies" a great men's a cappella singing group....More

1  Thank Viaggiatori1
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This campus is well worth a visit. Lovely buildings and a nice place to walk. Some museums and not to miss the Polar Bear statue.

Thank DavidRG2013
Reviewed 22 October 2016

luv the excerise room---morning breakfast was very good----enjoyed the free morning news paper. bar tender was awesome ----made good drinks & was very friendly. luv the steaks & cooked 2 perfection. enjoyed the thursday & friday entertainment. met alot of nice people.

Thank David B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went on a college campus tour. Very nice campus, the students were friendly and helpful. The location of the campus was good

Thank nancyo708
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