Bowie State University

Bowie, MD 20715

Located in Bowie, Maryland, Bowie State University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University System of Maryland that operates 10 campuses in Bowie, Baltimore, Frostburg, Salisbury, Towson, Baltimore, Baltimore, Adelphi, College Park.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 6735 and 2779 students were accepted.

Bowie State University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,321 and fees $2,559. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,857 and $2,559 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. Accelerated BSN
  4. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 112
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 42
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Bowie State University

University of Maryland-College Park
9.91 miles away
University of Maryland-University College
10.66 miles away
University of the District of Columbia
17.23 miles away
University of Maryland Baltimore
20.2 miles away
American International Institute of Health
20.68 miles away
Coppin State University
20.92 miles away
Alexandria City Schools
23.12 miles away
Star College
23.3 miles away
Morgan State University
24.39 miles away
ALMA School of Nursing and Allied Health
26.29 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
03/01/1994 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
03/01/1988 - Current

Admissions

41%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading400 to 480
SAT: Math380 to 460
SAT: Writing390 to 470
ACT Composite15 to 19
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$13,200

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$10,579
30k to 48k$12,978
48k to 75k$16,261
75k to 110k$19,289
Over 110k$20,006
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

65%

Recipients

$7,388

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

51%

Recipients

$4,411

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

64%

Recipients

$7,141

Average Amount

Student Population

4,711

Undergrads

958

Graduates

3,576

Women

2,093

Men

77%

Full-time

23%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
83%
Two or more races
4%
Non-resident alien
4%
White
3%
Hispanic
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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McKesson Scholarships

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Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

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State Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, and enroll for at least six credits in a nursing program at a Maryland school.

State Nursing Living Expenses Grant

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, be a recipient of a State Nursing Scholarship, attend a Maryland school, and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must file FAFSA by March 1st.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie, MD 20715
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