School Name: Bowie State University
School History: Bowie State University is a public historically black university in Prince George’s County, Maryland, north of Bowie. It is part of the University System of Maryland. Founded in 1865, Bowie State is Maryland’s oldest historically black university and one of the ten oldest in the country. Bowie State is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. In terms of demographics, the Bowie State student population is 61% female, and 82% Black or African American.