Bowie State University (BSU)
Bowie State University is a historically black college found in Bowie, MD. Over five thousand students are enrolled at BSU.
Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at Bowie State University. A score in the range of 1200 - 1430 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 20 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Bowie State University (BSU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.04. This school has an acceptance rate of around 52 percent with 30 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .applyweb.com.
Overall Bowie State University (BSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Bowie State University was reported as 51.8% in Fall 2013 with over 3,990 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- BSU SAT Scores: 1200 - 1430
- BSU ACT Scores: 17 - 20
- BSU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04
How Hard Is It to Get into Bowie State University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
The applicant selectivity of BSU is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bowie State University has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 48.5%
- 2010-2011: 51.8%
- 2011-2012: 50.0%
- 2012-2013: 48.0%
- 2013-2014: 51.8%
- Projected BSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 50.2%
How Does Bowie State University (BSU) Compare?
The acceptance rate for Bowie State University is seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Washington Adventist University||32.7%|
|Catholic University of America||60.1%|
|Trinity Washington University||52.3%|
|United States Naval Academy||7.4%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- School Records are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bowie State University (BSU) (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||410 - 490|
|Math||400 - 470|
|Writing||390 - 470|
|Total Score||1200 - 1430|
|English||15 - 20|
|Math||16 - 19|
|Composite Score||17 - 20|