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Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

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Founded in 1865 in Bowie, Mary., Bowie State University is a public school that is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland, and one of the 10 oldest in the country. The school offers 23 undergraduate majors and 35 master’s, doctoral and advanced certification programs. Campus life includes 90 student clubs and organizations, as well as 12 fraternities and sororities in the Greek system. Additionally, the school is located between the metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. The university has 5,400 students.

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Quick Facts


14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715-9465

2012-2013 Tuition

$17,039 Tuition and Fees

Students

4283 undergraduate students
38% male / 62% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
48.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1865

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Music Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Mathematics, Biological and Physical Sciences, Psychology, General, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Sociology, Art/Art Studies, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, History, Journalism, Radio and Television

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,283
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,488
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 759
Percent of male undergraduates: 38%
Percent of female undergraduates: 62%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, personal
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook

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