How much does Bowie State University cost?

Bowie State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,234
Out-of-state $18,874
On-Campus Room and Board $10,904
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,270
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,238
$30,000-$48,000 $16,597
$48,000-$75,000 $18,613
$75,000-$110,000 $12,238
Over $110,000 $20,756

Bowie State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 90% $7,648
Federal Grants 62% $4,940
Pell grants 62% $4,554
Other federal grants 4% $1,212
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 39% $4,893
Institutional grants or scholarships 46% $3,200
Student loan aid 70% $6,232
Federal student loans 70% $6,685
Other student loans 3% $11,392

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Bowie State University Admissions

What is Bowie State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 38%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 88% of applicants
SAT Reading 440-520
SAT Math 420-520
SAT Writing 390-470
ACT Submissions 12% of applicants
Composite Score 16-20

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Bowie State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5187
Living on campus 13%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Bowie State University Graduation Success

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About Bowie State University


14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Doctoral/Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify