Bowie State University

Acceptance Rate 81 %
SAT Average 935
Tuition & Fees $19,136
Student Population 6,250
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,680

Academic Overview

Bowie State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Bowie, Maryland. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,444 for Maryland residents and $19,136 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,250 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81% and the graduation rate is 43% last year.
The salary after graduation from Bowie State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Bowie State University are $8,444 for Maryland residents and $19,136 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $10,112 for in-state students and $15,260 for out-of-state students.
Bowie State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Bowie State. The acceptance rate of Bowie State is 81% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 43% and the transfer-out rate is 27%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,680 and 64% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,250 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Bowie State University is 81 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Bowie State University is 43 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Bowie State University is 27 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Bowie State University is 68 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Bowie State University is 6,250
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Bowie State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,680 at Bowie State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Bowie State offers 66 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree280
Post Bachelor's Degree90
Master's Degree210
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship30

Special Learning Opportunities

Bowie State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and teacher certification programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,400)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,326)

Veterans Benefits

Bowie State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges