Bowie State University

country rank  950
world rank  3131

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University Overview

Established in 1865, Bowie State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 154 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1865
Motto Prepare For Life
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie (population range: 50,000-249,999)
20715-9465 Maryland
United States
T +1 (301) 860 3415
F +1 (301) 860 3518

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019