Graduate Program Overview

Bowie State University is a four-years, public school located in Bowie, Maryland. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,256 for Maryland residents and $15,407 for out-of-state students. It offers forty-two (42) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameBowie State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD
Graduate School Students896 students
808 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,256
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 42 Graduate Programs
23 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 16 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Bowie State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Maryland residents, the tuition & fees are $10,256 and $15,407 for non-Maryland residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $431 for Maryland residents and $716 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$431$716
Books & Supplies$2,500
Room & Board$12,458 (On-Campus) / $13,846 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,600 (On-Campus) / $1,600 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,814$31,965
Off-Campus Total$28,202$33,353
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Bowie State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 42 major areas - 23 Master's , 3 Doctorate , 11 Post-Bachelor', 5 Post-Master'. 267 students have been conferred Master's degree and 16 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,250 students enrolled in Bowie State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 896 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 279 male and 617 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 444 full-time and 452 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 808 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 56 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students279
Women Students617
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students444
Part-time Students452
By race/ethnicity 74 White, 654 Black, and 12 Asian students are attending at Bowie State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races26
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Bowie State University, 808 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 56 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment896
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses808
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses56
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses32
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses808
Maryland Resident718
Other State In U.S.81
Outside of U.S.9

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