Bowie State University

Bowie State University Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Bowie State University? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Bowie State University <nil> diversity report are below.

Bowie State University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bowie State University?

Bowie State University total enrollment is approximately 6,250 students. 4,429 are undergraduates and 444 are graduate students.

Bowie State University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bowie State University undergraduate population is made up of 62% women, and 38% men.

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Bowie State University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,669
Hispanic 188
Multi-Ethnic 186
Unknown 144
White 84
International 73
Asian 71
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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Bowie State University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 68% of full-time grad students are women, and 32% men.

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Bowie State University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 307
International 52
White 29
Multi-Ethnic 18
Hispanic 15
Unknown 14
Asian 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
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Bowie State University is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Bowie State University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 5,068
Hispanic 254
Multi-Ethnic 244
Unknown 204
White 190
International 172
Asian 99
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bowie State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 411
White 67
Asian 16
Multi-Ethnic 3
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Bowie State University Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,914 female students and 2,336 male students at Bowie State University.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bowie State University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  83.99 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 337 female teachers and 244 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

7.19% Out of State
0.62% Out of the Country

Bowie State University ranks 1,706 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

7.19% of Bowie State University students come from out of state, and 0.62% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  21 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 11 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Maryland 889
District of Columbia 33
New York 13
Virginia 10
New Jersey 3

International Students at Bowie State University

Students from 28 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.24% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  80.14 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bowie State University, 48.24% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,758
22-24 1,315
20-21 1,208
25-29 893
35 and over 556
30-34 346
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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