Bowie State University
Bowie State University was established in 1865 as a school that provided educational opportunities for black citizens. The school was named School #1, offering courses in the elements of education. A year later, the institution added courses to train teachers. The school moved locations to Bowie, Maryland in 1910, two years after the school was renamed Normal School No. 3. After years of continued growth, the institution became Bowie State College in 1963. The college gained university status in 1988.
Bowie State University today has over 5,000 students. BSU students have a choice of over 90 student clubs and organization that include, African Student Association, BSU Cycling Club, Muslim Student Association, and the Social Work Club. The Office of Student Leadership offers students plenty of opportunities to develop their leadership skills.
- Minimum GPA 2.60
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
- Minimum SAT 900