Location: Bowie
President: Aminta Breaux
Founded: 1865
Undergraduate Students: 4,315
Graduate Students: 1,115
Operating Budget: $123.6 million
For More Information: 301.860.4000
http://www.bowiestate.edu/

At Bowie State University, real-world learning opportunities with business and industry, as well as challenging academic programs, set the foundation for student success.

At Bowie State University, real-world learning opportunities with business and industry, as well as challenging academic programs, set the foundation for student success. Culturally diverse students are drawn to the university’s heritage of providing an excellent education that empowers them to take charge of their future. Expert faculty foster student success with award-winning instruction and a passion for supportive mentoring. The Economist ranked Bowie State as the “best value” four-year college or university in Maryland.

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.

With its signature pipeline program, Education Innovation Initiative (ei²), students use next-generation technology to develop solutions for real-world challenges for corporate and government clients. Expanding research programs provide opportunities for students to work at the forefront of innovation, creating biomedicines, extracting and synthesizing DNA, designing virtual reality platforms to assess emergency evacuation plans, and much more.