COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. An initial plan to return to campus in the fall 2020 semester is now available.

Points of Pride



Bowie State University is making bold moves to provide quality, affordable higher education to diverse students. A national leader in graduating minority students, Bowie State is preparing the leaders of today and tomorrow.

  • #1 safest college or university campus in Maryland (
  • #3 among public historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ranked as best-value schools ( - 2020
  • #3 fastest-growing four-year college or university in Maryland (Baltimore Business Journal) - 2019
  • #9 among the nation’s HBCUs ( - 2020
  • One of the nation’s top 30 HBCUs (U.S. News & World Report) - 2020