Bowie State University

Bowie, Maryland

Overview

Address14000 Jericho Park Rd
School Websitewww.bowiestate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Bowie State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Bowie, Maryland that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,601 students applied to Bowie State University. Of those students, 4,029 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Bowie State University was $5,536, in addition to fees of $2,698. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Bowie State University.

Bowie State University has a 42% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Bowie State University acceptance rate is 38%. To put this into perspective, 4,029 of the 10,601 students who applied to Bowie State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Bowie State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Bowie State University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Bowie State University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Bowie State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Bowie State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,536. Combined with fees of $2,698, room and board costs of $10,904, other expenses of $1,600 and the $2,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $23,238.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,874 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Bowie State University to $33,878 for out-of-state students.

Students at Bowie State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Bowie State University was $4,940 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 62%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Bowie State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Bowie State University.

Bowie State University has a good gender split, with 61% of undergraduates being female and 39% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Maryland residents; in fact, 87% of all students reside in Maryland. However, 12% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Bowie State University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Bowie State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 23% students enroll at Bowie State University part-time; the other 4,884 students enrolled full-time.

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