Bowie State University
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Bowie State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Bowie, Maryland. Bowie State ranked 17th in Maryland Colleges and 53rd in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 6,308 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 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 87.04% last year (undergraduate school).
Bowie State University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Bowie State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715-9465|
|Net Price Calculator||npc.collegeboard.org/app/bowiestate|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of Bowie State University is 87.04% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.07%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||87.04 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||21.07 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$40|
|Graduate Application Fees||$40|
Tuition & Fees
Bowie State's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,748 for Maryland residents and $19,470 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.87% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($19,302).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $10,836 for Maryland residents and $17,704 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 14.91% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$8,748||$19,470|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$10,836||$17,704|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 6,308 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,025 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Bowie State has 5,381 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 927 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
Bowie State offers 72 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Bowie State
|Number of programs||72 Programs|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|