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: $117.2 Million
For More Information: 301.860.4000
http://www.bowiestate.edu/

Bowie State University provides access to affordable, high-quality educational opportunities for culturally diverse students and empowers them to find new possibilities to take charge of their futures. Recognized as one of America's Top Colleges by Forbes magazine, Bowie State offers 42 bachelor's and master's degree programs, two doctoral programs, and 14 graduate and advanced study certificates, with a focus on computer science, information technology, business, health and 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 become leaders in technology-related careers with hands-on opportunities to tackle real-world problems for corporations and government agencies. Expert faculty foster student success with award-winning teaching methods and a passion for supportive mentoring. Bowie's dynamic learning environment helps students to explore new challenges and impact their communities as researchers on NASA missions, analysts for the Environmental Protection Agency, developers of virtual reality platforms to evaluate emergency evacuation plans, and in other diverse and important ways.