Location: Bowie
President: Aminta Breaux
Founded: 1865
Undergraduate Students: 5,288
Graduate Students: 1,120
For More Information: 301.860.4000

One of the nation’s top 100 producers of minority degrees. (Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

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 high quality, affordable education that empowers students from diverse backgrounds to take charge of their future. With more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs, the university places special emphasis on the science, technology, cybersecurity, teacher education, business, and nursing disciplines within the context of a liberal arts education. Programs in digital media communications together with Interdisciplinary programs in entrepreneurship and data science and analytics prepare students to become innovative and creative problem solvers in today’s fast changing business environments. Located in one of the nation's most exciting metropolitan areas, BSU is within easy reach of Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Annapolis with a growing number of programs offered online