Bowie State University

Member since: 2021

Student population: 6,250 (5,354 undergraduates, 896 graduates)

Campus Council and Governance Council Members

About the School

Bowie State University (BSU) ranks among the nation’s top comprehensive universities, cultivating next-generation leaders by providing opportunities for students to discover their strengths through focused academic experiences and opportunities to tackle real-world problems.

As Maryland’s first historically black public university, BSU empowers a diverse population of students to reach their potential by providing innovative academic programs and transformational experiences as they prepare for careers, lifelong learning, and civic responsibility.

BSU has gained recognition as a leader in the education of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. In 1995, BSU won an 11-year, $27 million award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration/National Science Foundation, becoming one of only six national Model Institutions for Excellence in STEM. Academic offerings include 23 undergraduate majors, 20 master’s degrees, 16 post-bachelor’s certificates, and 2 doctoral programs.

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