Bowie State University
Bowie State University is building a dynamic future on a proud heritage. Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 6,100 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds.In addition to its 22 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 35 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. As a member institution of the University System of Maryland, Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities.