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Bowie State University

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1865, Bowie State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Bowie (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Bowie State University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bowie State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 152 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Bowie State University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Founded 1865
Motto Prepare For Life
Colours Black and gold
Mascot Bulldogs
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Location


Address 14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie
20715-9465 Maryland
United States
Population range 50,000-249,999
Telephone +1 (301) 860 3415
Telefax +1 (301) 860 3518
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Bowie State University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Bowie State University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie 20715-9465
Phone +1 (301) 860 3415
877 772 6943

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Bowie State University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Bowie State University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Bowie State University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • University System of Maryland
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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