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Bowie State University

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Rating

Public

Type

7,069

Students

$16,338

Tuition

80%

Acceptance

#1185

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Bowie, MD

14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715-9465

Bowie State University is a mid-sized historically black public institution located in Bowie, MD ranked 46thin Maryland. It has a total of 5,883 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 79.67% of applicants. Bowie State University offers 66 different majors and is best known for its child developmentand preschool education and teaching programs, which are respectively ranked 31st and 37th in the US. With a tuition cost of $5,646 for in-state students and $16,338 for those from out-of-state, Bowie State University is moderately priced. 21.95% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,800 per year, which is 10% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$19,136/Year
Above Average

Bowie State University

$19,136

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$34,712/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,922/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

80%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Bowie State University

80%

National

69%
Sat

860 - 1030

90% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

15 - 19

6% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$40

Students

5,883Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

898

Part-Time

11
Male

39%

In-state

83%

Female

61%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

16%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General10% Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician7% Psychology, General68% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

10% Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

7% Psychology, General

68% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

151 Graduates

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

10%

113 Graduates

Psychology, General

7%

81 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

7%

79 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

73 Graduates

Human Resources Development

5%

57 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

55 Graduates

Social Work

5%

49 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

144,450

Academic Spend per Student

$8,583

Full-time Retention Rate

70%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,100/Year

Bowie State University

$32,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

21%