Location: Bowie
President: Aminta Breaux
Founded: 1865
Undergraduate Students: 5,381
Graduate Students: 927
For More Information: 301.860.4000

U.S. News & World Report recognized Bowie State University in its ranking of the nation's top 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities and included BSU's graduate programs in education, nursing, computer science and public administration in the 2021 Best Graduate Schools issue.

Bowie State University (BSU) provides emerging leaders with a strong foundation for success. As the oldest historically black institution in Maryland, BSU has a rich history of excellence in education that empowers students from diverse backgrounds to take charge of their future.

In addition to its 23 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 35 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs with specific focus on science, technology, business, education and related disciplines. The campus is located in one of the nation's most exciting metropolitan areas, within easy reach of Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Annapolis.