|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Bowie State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,863 out of 4,849 applicants were admitted making Bowie State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 79 percent. Bowie State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Bowie State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||860|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||510|
|SAT Composite 75th||1030|
|Average SAT Score||950|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bowie State University?
Bowie State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 83 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 860 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 950 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1030 and Above||Good||>87%|
|945 to 1030||Avg +||80%-87%|
|860 to 945||Avg -||70%-80%|
|775 to 860||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 775||Low||<58%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||18|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bowie State University?
Admission data indicates that Bowie State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bowie State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>88%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||80%-88%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||72%-80%|
|14 to 16||Reach||63%-72%|
|Less than 14||Low||<63%|
What GPA do you need to get into Bowie State University?
You can get into Bowie State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bowie State University was 2.98 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.98 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bowie State University accepts 80% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||6%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||38%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||23%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||9%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 2.98 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||27%||21%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Bowie State University is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Bowie State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162007 IPEDS survey data for Bowie State University.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to Bowie State University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 860 and 1030. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 21. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.