Bowie State University

Acceptance Rate 87.04 %
SAT Average 930
Tuition & Fees $19,298
Student Population 6,250
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,680

Academic Overview

Bowie State University is a public, four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $8,558 for Maryland residents and $19,298 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 87.04% and the graduation rate is 42% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Bowie State's tuition & fees is $8,558 for Maryland residents and $19,298 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $10,256 for in-state students and $15,407 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Bowie State. The acceptance rate of Bowie State is 87.04% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21.07%. The average graduation rate is 42% and the transfer-out rate is 30%.
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 87.04 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Bowie State University is 42 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Bowie State University is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Bowie State University is 77 %
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

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715-9465
Online Applicationhttps://www.bowiestate.edu/admissions-and-aid/apply-online.php
Financial Aidwww.bowiestate.edu/admissions-and-aid/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatornpc.collegeboard.org/app/bowiestate
Veterans Tuitionwww.bowiestate.edu/
Disability Servicehttps://www.bowiestate.edu/academics/support-services/disability-support-services/

Offered Degrees

Bowie State offers 72 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 Degree300
Post Bachelor's Degree110
Master's Degree230
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