School Overview

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.
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

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 Rate87.04 %
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.
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
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)

Student Population

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.
Total Students6,308
Undergraduate Students5,381
Graduate Students927
Online Enrollment1,025

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs72 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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