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Bowie State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

5,578 students

50% admitted

  • 4,118 full time
  • 1,460 part time
  • 1,532 men full time
  • 2,586 women full time
  • 3,108 applied
  • 1,555 admitted
  • 582 enrolled

4,271 Undergraduates

$4,824 tuition/year

  • 1,177 Graduates
  • 130 Non-Degree
  • $4,824 in state
  • $2,147 fees
  • $9,336 room & board
  • $2,200 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Mid East Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Julius from Landover, MD
  • 0
  • Bowie State University is a small school with about 6,000 students. While mostly commuter, it serves those in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and is easily accessible by public transportation. Most…

  • Jan-12-2012 Read More
  • Matthew from Waldorf, MD
  • 0
  • bowie state is a commuter school that gives you what you need as far as academics and athletics. there really isn't much school spirit but everyone there is like a…

  • Feb-23-2012 Read More
  • Student
  • 0
  • Bowie State is a university with all the potential in the world but does not achieve it. The students priorities are out of order and they constantly show signs up…

  • Aug-25-2012 Read More
  • Alyssia from Clinton, MD
  • 0
  • It's a great place to meet new friends and learn new things from certain teachers who know what they are talking about. It's more fun for those who live on…

  • Sep-14-2012 Read More
Bowie State University
  • Located in Bowie, MD
  • Public
  • 5,578 students enrolled
  • 50% admitted
  • $4,824 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Taylor from Mattapan, MA
  • Feb-27-2011 I am a current student here

    I'm a 2nd semester transfer student so I'm gradually getting to know people and get a grip of the social life. This campus we landscaped with nice scenery and not a lot of negative things happen on this campus.

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  • 4
  • N.T. from Lanham, MD
  • Feb-15-2011 I am a current student here

    This really depends on the type of person you are, if you're an introvert and never really put yourself out there... this school is not for you. At Bowie State you have to make your own fun. There is always something to do you just have to find it.

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  • 4
  • Brishay from Charlotte, NC
  • Dec-15-2010 I am a current student here

    It is a very small campus so it is hard to be a resident and not know the bulk of the student body. There is always something to do, an organization is always putting on programs and there are many opportunities to join or create new groups.

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