Bowdoin College: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

F
Bowdoin College is a private not-for-profit school in Brunswick, Maine with about 1,840 students and 960 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2014 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government numbers, Bowdoin College is a very dangerous place. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Bowdoin College #38 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus has serious problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Bowdoin College and Nearby Schools

Bowdoin College Safety Chart
If you are an official at Bowdoin College and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from Bowdoin College Review. In addition, you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at Bowdoin College in 2011 - 2013

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
18
0
0.9%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
2
0
0.3%

Burglary
23
1
1.0%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
2
0
0.3%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
19
0
0.9%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at Bowdoin College based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of Bowdoin College campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Bowdoin College, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

Learn More About Bowdoin College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Maine Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Art
Learn about 13 art schools and colleges in Portland, Orono, Farmington, Bangor, Presque Isle, Machias, Brunswick, and 9 more cities. Approximately 300 art diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for art programs in ME - $28,700.

Biology
Get details on 17 biology schools and colleges in Bangor, Machias, Farmington, Standish, Brunswick, Portland, Augusta, and 14 other cities. About 700 biology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for biology programs in ME is roughly $30,400.

Chemistry
Read about 8 chemistry schools and colleges in Waterville, Orono, Biddeford, Standish, Lewiston, Bangor, Portland, and Brunswick. Approximately 200 chemistry diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in ME is around $33,300.

Computer Science
Our listing contains 14 computer science schools and colleges in Bangor, Waterville, Augusta, South Portland, Scarborough, Fort Kent, Portland, and 7 more cities. Around 300 computer science diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in ME: $15,700.

Economics
Read information about 5 economics schools and colleges in Waterville, Lewiston, Portland, Brunswick, and Orono. Around 300 economics diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for economics programs in ME is around $38,200.

Education
Our listing contains 24 education schools and colleges in Augusta, Bangor, South Portland, Portland, Lewiston, Waterville, Fairfield, and 15 more cities. Approximately 1,700 education diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for education degree programs in ME - $23,900.

English and Literature
Read information about 15 english and literature schools and colleges in Waterville, Machias, Farmington, Unity, Bangor, Portland, Lewiston, and 11 more cities. Around 500 english and literature diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for english and literature programs in ME is around $28,400.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
We list 6 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Portland, Farmington, Orono, Brunswick, Waterville, and Lewiston. About 200 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for ethnic and cultural studies programs in ME is around $38,400.

Foreign Languages
Our listing contains 7 foreign languages schools and colleges in Portland, Fort Kent, Waterville, Orono, Brunswick, Standish, and Lewiston. Around 200 foreign languages diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for foreign languages degree programs in ME: $40,100.

General Studies
Learn about 26 general studies schools and colleges in Presque Isle, Portland, Waterville, South Portland, Bangor, Castine, Biddeford, and 18 other cities. Approximately 1,000 general studies degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for general studies degree programs in ME is about $13,900.

Geology
Read information about 6 geology schools and colleges in Portland, Farmington, Orono, Brunswick, Waterville, and Lewiston. Approximately 100 geology degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for geology programs in ME is around $29,900.

History
Our directory contains 10 history schools and colleges in Presque Isle, Machias, Brunswick, Waterville, Portland, Lewiston, Biddeford, and 7 other cities. Around 300 history diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for history programs in ME - $34,800.

Mathematics
Get details on 9 mathematics schools and colleges in Standish, Orono, Brunswick, Presque Isle, Lewiston, Biddeford, Waterville, Portland, and Farmington. Around 200 mathematics diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for mathematics programs in ME is approximately $34,400.

Medical
Get details on 23 medical schools and colleges in Bangor, Lewiston, South Portland, Presque Isle, Augusta, Wells, Fairfield, and 15 more cities. Around 1,200 medical diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for medical degree programs in ME is around $20,900.

Music
We reviewed 7 music schools and colleges in Orono, Brunswick, Waterville, Lewiston, Augusta, Portland, and Farmington. Approximately 100 music diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition price for music degree programs in ME: $25,200.

Natural Resources and Environment
Read information about 15 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in South Portland, Orono, Fort Kent, Unity, Biddeford, Presque Isle, Machias, and 11 other cities. Around 400 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for natural resources and environment degree programs in ME is around $28,600.

Philosophy
Get details on 7 philosophy schools and colleges in Portland, Farmington, Waterville, Orono, Brunswick, Standish, and Lewiston. Approximately 100 philosophy diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for philosophy programs in ME - $32,700.

Physics
Learn about 5 physics schools and colleges in Waterville, Lewiston, Portland, Brunswick, and Orono. Around 100 physics diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for physics programs in ME is around $33,100.

Political Science
Our directory contains 12 political science schools and colleges in Waterville, Presque Isle, Lewiston, Biddeford, Standish, Portland, Farmington, and 8 other cities. Approximately 500 political science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for political science degree programs in ME: $35,100.

Psychology
Get details on 19 psychology schools and colleges in South Portland, Bangor, Augusta, Waterville, Machias, Fairfield, Standish, and 11 other cities. About 800 psychology diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for psychology degree programs in ME is approximately $23,900.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn more about 9 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Standish, Orono, Brunswick, Presque Isle, Lewiston, Biddeford, Waterville, Portland, and Farmington. Around 400 sociology and anthropology diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology degree programs in ME: $27,300.

Theater and Drama
Our listing contains 7 theater and drama schools and colleges in Orono, Brunswick, Waterville, Lewiston, Bangor, Portland, and Farmington. About 100 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in ME: $28,200.

Theology and Religion
Get details on 7 theology and religion schools and colleges in Bangor, Standish, Brunswick, Lewiston, Waterville, and Farmington. Around 100 theology and religion degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for theology and religion degree programs in ME is approximately $30,800.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges