Bowie State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

14000 Jericho Park Road

Attn: Admissions Office

Bowie, MD 20715

(301) 860-3415

Fax: (301) 860-3438



Contact: Don Kiah

Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management
Main Address

14000 Jericho Park Road

Bowie, MD 20715

(301) 860-4000

www.bowiestate.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,340

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,340

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 41%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer Technology B
Technology B

Education

Elementary Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Science Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bowie State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(301) 860-4000
Website:www.bowiestate.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.applyweb.com/apply/bowie/
Address:14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715-9465
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,669
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):35%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,855 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,880
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,416
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,417

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bowie State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bowie State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services114
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs121
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2211
Education671
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs312
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology312
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total1431213

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bowie State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bowie State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,880
Out-of-state$18,416
Books and supplies$2,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,106
Out-of-state$14,308

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid51191%
Grant or scholarship aid41474%$8,417
Student loan aid40572%$6,628

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,81665%$7,388
Federal student loans2,77064%$7,141

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bowie State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bowie State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,7352,4894,246
Percent admitted100%39%42%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%15%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bowie State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,669
Undergraduate enrollment4,711
Graduate enrollment958

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bowie State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Registered Nursing Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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