School Overview

Bowie State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Bowie, Maryland. Bowie State ranked 22nd in Maryland Colleges and 61st in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 6,250 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Bowie State's acceptance rate is 87.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Bowie State University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715-9465
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Bowie State University is 87.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.00%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate87.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

Bowie State's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,558 for Maryland residents and $19,298 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $10,256 for Maryland residents and $15,407 for out-of-students.
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,558$19,298
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,256$15,407
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,250 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4,822 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Bowie State has 5,354 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 896 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,250
Undergraduate Students5,354
Graduate Students896
Online Enrollment4,822

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs69 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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