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Smart value

Bowie State University provides you with an exceptional education while limiting your debt. Our proximity to major metropolitan areas gives students easy access to internships, cultural experiences and recreation.

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For value among Maryland colleges or universities (The Economist)

Top 25

Among the nation’s best historically black colleges and universities (U.S. News & World Report)


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We’ve got your back

Expand your network of support to include faculty, staff, and your peers who will not only encourage you, but will also root for your success.

Entrepreneurship Academy

Career Development Center

Writing Center

Inside BSU

Pursue your academic interests, participate in campus life, and enjoy the best of both worlds.

Featured events

Dec 13

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

11:00am Fine and Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre
Dec 13

Winter 2018 Commencement Rehearsal

4:00pm Leonidas S. James Physical Education Complex
Dec 14

Winter 2018 Commencement

10:00am - 12:00pm Leonidas S. James Physical Education Complex

Bulldog pride

"”Bowie State has maximized my opportunities. Each day, I continue to learn more. I continue to grow as an individual, as a student, as an advocate and as a leader.”"

DeRonte Craig

Senior, business administration major

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