COVID-19 Updates

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

 Undergraduate Admissions

Test-Optional Policy

 

Test-Optional Admissions Policy

Bowie State University will allow prospective students to be admitted without an ACT or SAT score if their high school GPA is 3.0 or higher. These prospective students will only be required to submit an official transcript for admission. 

Students whose GPA falls between 2.75 and 2.99 can submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, principal, or coach supporting their case to be admitted to the university without an ACT or SAT score. The letters of recommendation should be emailed to ugradadmissions@bowiestate.edu

Students whose GPA falls between 2.30 and 2.74 must first complete the online appeal and then submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, principal, or coach supporting their case to be admitted to the university without an ACT or SAT score. The letters of recommendation should be emailed to admissionsappeal@bowiestate.edu

Submit online appeal