FAST FACTS
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Location:Bowie
Setting:Urban
Population:50,269
Enrollment:5,561
On Campus:27%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 09/02-
  • Spring 01/02-

Tuition & Payments
PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,668

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
N/A

Campus Diversity
2%Caucasian
89%African American
2%Hispanic
2%Asian American
0%Native American
5%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


At Bowie State University, you will be part of a 300-acre suburban campus centrally located between Washington D.C., Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland. As a member of the BSU family, you will join a close-knit community of outstanding faculty, caring staff and dedicated students where every aspect of campus life is designed to help you succeed. BSU is one of the oldest Historically Black Universities in the nation and serves persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds with educational opportunities that will enable students to function in a highly technological and interdependent world. The University continues to honor its heritage of providing access to higher education for under-represented populations with a continuing commitment to African-Americans. Involvement in campus life is central to the university. BSU places special emphasis on the science, technology, teacher education, business and nursing disciplines within the context of a liberal education.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Computer Graphics, Fine Art

Athletics: Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Telecommunications

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Science, Secondary Education, Special Education

Engineering: Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Nursing

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science, Computer Technology

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math

Performing Arts: Music, Music Technology, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Political Science: Government, International Studies, Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 18 ($213.00 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/5/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $150 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $300 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $128 Year Plan B Optional

Financial Aid
Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 6/5/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $2,866
  • Full-year contract required for a full-year exchange
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $0
  • Proximity to campus:
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1802.00 per semester for 19 meals per week.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.