Bowie State University

Bowie, MD, USA
3.39 Average Rating

Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is the oldest Historically Black College and University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the United States. Bowie State encompasses colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education, Business, and Professional Studies granting undergraduate degrees in 22 majors. In addition to classroom space, the Bowie State campus is home to a satellite operations control center co-managed with NASA and an all-Steinway performing arts center. For athletically inclined students, Bowie State fields 13 men’s and women’s teams known as the Bulldogs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
92%
Out-Of-State Students
7%
0
100
36%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 950
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,148
Total Number of Undergrads
5,187
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
15%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,737
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,233
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,872
Students Receiving Financial Aid
66%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,330
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
42
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Washington
Baltimore
New York
Atlanta
Philadelphia
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.39 Average Rating
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 importantly, the campus is a tight-knit community where students and instructors alike feel like they are apart of an academic family.
Julius from Landover, MD
Easy access for one one one help with your professors.
Offers alot of programs for internships and jobs after graduation.
isis from Compton, CA

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