Bowie State University Rankings

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In the World#2848 of 14178
In North America#863 of 2629
In the United States#794 of 2528
In Maryland#18 of 34
In Bowie#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Average SAT
945
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
5,227
Graduates
944
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
bowiestate.edu

Bowie State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%77%81%
Applicants4,8491,6553,194
Admissions3,8631,2742,589
Freshmen enrolled full time801334467
Freshmen enrolled part time20812

1,908 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

59 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
743 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 860
or below

75% of them
had 1030
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bowie State University are 860-1030 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
51 or 6%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bowie State University are 16-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American4963 (81%)
Hispanic259 (4%)
Two or more races243 (4%)
Nonresident Alien229 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown184 (3%)
White176 (3%)
Asian96 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander10 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,694
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,647$7,614
Tuition in-state$5,647$7,614
Tuition out-of-state$16,338$12,762
Fee in-district$2,798$2,498
Fee in-state$2,798$2,498
Fee out-of-state$2,798$2,519

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,400
Combined charge for room and board$12,336
Room charge$7,616
Meal charge$4,720

Bowie State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General151
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician113
Psychology, General81
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies79
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse5518
Human Resources Development57
Biology & Biological Sciences, General55
Child Development49
Social Work49
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other48
Sociology40
Public Administration27
Management Information Systems, General26
Computer and Information Sciences, General11122
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other24
Design and Visual Communications, General19
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management19
Elementary Education and Teaching124
Counseling Psychology16
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor15
History, General14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services13
Business & Commerce, General12
English Language and Literature, General92
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching10
School Psychology9
Art & Art Studies, General8
Special Education and Teaching, General8
Superintendency and Educational System Administration5
Reading Teacher Education3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Mathematics, General2
Applied Mathematics, General2
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total8262527
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%36%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 27%

Publications & Citations

Publications
610
Citations
9,251

Publication count by topic

Computer science
206
Psychology
66
Biology
60
Mathematics
43
Sociology
37
Engineering
22
Economics
22
Medicine
18
Political science
18
Business
17
Chemistry
12
History
12
Environmental science
10
Philosophy
8
Geography
8
Physics
7
Art
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science15061,801
Political science1866205
Sociology1931364
Psychology19762,337
Computer science24231,457
Mathematics2588802
Engineering2760395
Business3194141
Economics336876
Biology3688681
Physics382564
Chemistry4195331
Geography437817
Medicine530051

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199322
199416
199514
199654
1997610
19981212
1999946
20001662
2001584
20024124
20037102
20044129
20058162
200616217
200720279
20089261
200923396
201023470
201136438
201269557
201337562
201428648
201540659
201638679
201745649
201860676
201931832
202020751

General info

Alternative namesBSU
Founded1865
WikipediaBowie State University
MottoPrepare For Life
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff758
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, Maryland, 20715-9465
United States
City population55,000
Phone3018604000
Fax+1 (301) 860 3518

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