Bowie State University

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Location:   Bowie
President: Mickey L. Burnim
Founded: 1865
Undergraduate Students: 4,225
Graduate/Professional Students: 1,179
Full-Time Faculty: 205
Operating Budget: $94.6 million
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Maryland’s oldest historically black institution (HBI), Bowie State University is recognized as a national leader among HBIs in graduating students in technology. Bowie State is one of the four regional comprehensive universities in the University System of Maryland. It has grown to a campus of more than one million square feet of academic and auxiliary buildings, located on 338.5 acres in Bowie.The university comprises four schools: School of Arts and Sciences; School of Education; School of Professional Studies; and School of Business. Bowie State offers a doctoral program in educational leadership; 11 master’s degree programs; and 25 undergraduate majors in disciplines as diverse as computer science, education, human resource development, communications, and nursing.