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If you're looking for a Bowdoin College self-guided tour then you have come to the right page. Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick, Maine and is a private liberal arts college. Their mascot is the Polar Bear and there are approximately 1,800 undergraduate students enrolled. The town of Brunswick is just a five-minute walk from campus with a selection of restaurants, boutiques, a cinema, and a farmers market that’s open from May through November every Tuesday and Friday nearby. Bowdoin was originally an exclusively male college up until 1971 when it became coeducational.

“Princeton Review has ranked Bowdoin as having the second-best college food in the country!”

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Best Cafe Near Bowdoin College

Wild Oats & Bakery Cafefor coffee or brunch!

Bowdoin College Places to Eat

Sea Dog Brewery

Broadway Deli

Bowdoin College Notable Alumni

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Poet
  • Dr. Augustus Stinchfield – Mayo Clinic Co-Founder
  • Peter Buck – Co-Founder of the Subway Sandwich Chain
  • Leon Gorman – President and Chairman of the Board of L.L. Bean
  • Joan Benoit Samuelson – Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Reed Hastings – Netflix Founder and CEO



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