Bowie State University

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Location: Bowie
President: Mickey L. Burnim
Founded: 1865
Undergraduate Students: 4,456
Graduate Students: 1,239
Operating Budget: $119.3 Million
For More Information: 301.860.4000

At Bowie State University, real-world learning opportunities with business and industry and challenging academic programs set the foundation for student success. Culturally diverse students are drawn to the university’s 150-year heritage of affordable excellence that empowers them to take charge of their futures. Bowie State offers 41 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, two doctoral programs, and 17 graduate and advanced study certificates, with a focus on computer science, information technology, business, nursing, natural sciences, and education. The suburban campus is conveniently located near Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Annapolis.

Bowie State’s signature pipeline program, Education Innovation Initiative (ei2), prepares students to becomeleaders in technology-related careers with hands-on opportunities to tackle problems for businesses and communities. Expert faculty foster student successe with award-winning teaching methods and a passion for supportive mentoring. Bowie’s dynamic learning environment helps students to explore new challenges as researchers on NASA missions, analysts for the Environmental Protection Agency, developers of virtual reality platforms to evaluate emergency evacuation plans, and in other varied and important ways.