Bowdoin College (/ˈboʊdᵻn/ BOH-din) is a private liberal arts college located in Brunswick, Maine. Founded in 1794, the college currently enrolls 1,839 students, and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and four additional minors, and has a student–faculty ratio of 9:1.
Bowdoin has an acceptance rate of 14.9% and is ranked as the fourth-best liberal arts college in the U.S. in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
The main Bowdoin campus is located near Casco Bay and the Androscoggin River, 12 miles (19 km) north of Freeport, Maine, and 28 miles (45 km) north of Portland, Maine. In addition to its Brunswick campus, Bowdoin also owns a 118-acre (478,000 m2) coastal studies center on Orr's Island and a 200-acre (809,000 m2) scientific field station on Kent Island in the Bay of Fundy.(Wikipedia)