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COLLEGE PROFILE

Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,337
Out-of-state: $31,913
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,299
Out-of-state: $17,875
Room and Board
$9,692
Books and Supplies
$1,338
Other Expenses
$3,008
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, deferred payment, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlineMarch 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002062
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants436 (76.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need436 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid436 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met234 (53.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met47%
Average Award$9,291
Need-Based Gift
Received by 350 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,956
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 368 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,441
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 380 (87.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift25 (4.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $176
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,573 (83.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,573 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,573 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met996 (38.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met44%
Average Award$8,913
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,108 (81.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,758
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,103 (81.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,130
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,086 (81.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift76 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $93
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$27,751
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Military Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Military Science, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Communication
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music
Number of Awards
111
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Music, Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
244
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
First-Generation College Students
Number of Awards
460
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
First-Generation College Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,567
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.34 2.61 393 408 387 17
Low 1.50 1.50 350 310 310 16
High 3.12 3.20 460 450 450 18
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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