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Welcome to BSU!

We are delighted you are looking at Bowie State University as you consider where to attend college. You will find Bowie State University to be a good choice for many reasons. Here are things you need to know as an applicant.

In addition to its 22 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 38 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. The university’s advanced teaching and research facilities include a FlexPod, one of the latest computing innovations with the capabilities of a supercomputer in a box the size of two student desks. Bowie is also home to a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA and an all-Steinway Fine and Performing Arts Center equipped with the latest technologies for digital media arts and music production.

As a member institution of the University System of Maryland, Bowie State upholds the System's mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities.

Whether you are a high school senior, a community college student, a student at another four-year college seeking a more nurturing environment, or a professional interested in career advancement through graduate studies, here are four good reasons to apply to Bowie State University:

  • Academic excellence: Bowie State University has a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs. It offers 22 marketable undergraduate degrees in relevant fields, and 38 master's, doctoral, and advanced certificate programs to help people of all ages advance their careers.
  • Affordability: Undergraduate tuition for in-state residents is less than $6,000 per year. The actual cost of attendance can be estimated using our Net Price Calculator. Graduate tuition rates are also low compared to those of many surrounding universities.
  • Convenience: Our campus is easily accessible by bus, MARC train, and car. We also offer courses in the evening and online.
  • Community: Bowie State University offers small class sizes, involved faculty, motivated students, a dynamic campus, state-of-the-art resources, and a dynamic, nurturing learning environment. Plus, Bowie State University offers seamless transfer equivalencies for Maryland colleges—a big advantage for transfer students and community-college students seeking to take their education to the next level.

List of Majors and Concentrations


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