Bowie State University: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Bowie State University LogoD Bowie State University is a public school in Bowie, Maryland with about 5,430 students and 870 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2016 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

Based on our analysis of the government information, Bowie State University is a relatively dangerous place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with forcible sex offenses, aggravated assaults, and burglaries.

Campus Safety: Bowie State University and Nearby Schools

Bowie State University Safety Chart
If you are an official at Bowie State University and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from Bowie State University Review. In addition, you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at Bowie State University in 2013 - 2015

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
5
0
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
5
0
0.3%

Aggravated Assault
8
0
0.4%

Burglary
64
0
1.0%

Motor Vehicle Theft
1
0
0.1%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
4
0
0.3%

Liquor Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at Bowie State University based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of Bowie State University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Bowie State University, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

Learn More About Bowie State University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Maryland Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Art
Our directory contains 30 art schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, College Park, North East, Hagerstown, Takoma Park, Emmitsburg, and 17 other cities. Approximately 1,200 art degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for art degree programs in MD is around $27,800.

Biology
We list 31 biology schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Salisbury, Adelphi, College Park, Princess Anne, Bel Air, and 18 other cities. Approximately 3,700 biology diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for biology programs in MD is about $31,300.

Broadcasting
Get details on 17 broadcasting schools and colleges in Baltimore, Arnold, Rockville, Cumberland, Bel Air, Towson, Adelphi, and 9 other cities. Approximately 600 broadcasting degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for broadcasting degree programs in MD: $20,300.

Business
We list 42 business schools and colleges in Baltimore, Westminster, Salisbury, Frederick, Columbia, Hagerstown, Arnold, and 24 other cities. Approximately 10,000 business degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for business programs in MD is about $17,800.

Communication and Journalism
Our directory contains 27 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Baltimore, Bowie, Largo, Arnold, Frostburg, Takoma Park, Columbia, and 17 other cities. About 1,900 communication and journalism degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism degree programs in MD is roughly $24,600.

Computer Science
Read about 48 computer science schools and colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Westminster, Frederick, Towson, Columbia, Salisbury, and 28 other cities. Approximately 7,700 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for computer science programs in MD is approximately $17,600.

Criminal Justice
Detailed information about 32 criminal justice schools and colleges in Baltimore, Towson, Hagerstown, Arnold, Emmitsburg, Princess Anne, College Park, and 22 more cities. Approximately 2,800 criminal justice diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition price for criminal justice programs in MD - $15,000.

Education
Read about 40 education schools and colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Westminster, Salisbury, Frederick, Bel Air, Saint Mary's City, and 24 more cities. About 5,500 education degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for education degree programs in MD is around $27,700.

English and Literature
Read about 34 English and literature schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Westminster, Bel Air, Hagerstown, Stevenson, Annapolis, and 22 more cities. Around 1,400 English and literature diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for English and literature degree programs in MD is roughly $27,100.

General Studies
Get details on 42 general studies schools and colleges in Baltimore, Salisbury, Frederick, Hagerstown, Westminster, Annapolis, Cumberland, and 25 other cities. About 10,400 general studies diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for general studies degree programs in MD - $10,900.

Graphic Design and Animation
Our directory contains 19 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Bowie, Stevenson, Arnold, North East, Wye Mills, and 12 more cities. Approximately 500 graphic design and animation degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for graphic design and animation degree programs in MD is approximately $25,700.

History
We list 23 history schools and colleges in Baltimore, Emmitsburg, Towson, Bowie, Salisbury, Adelphi, Frostburg, and 13 other cities. Approximately 900 history degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for history degree programs in MD: $25,300.

Management
Read information about 43 management schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Westminster, Columbia, Hagerstown, Salisbury, Adelphi, and 25 other cities. Approximately 9,600 management diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for management programs in MD is approximately $18,000.

Mathematics
Learn more about 32 mathematics schools and colleges in Baltimore, Westminster, Frederick, Bowie, North East, Arnold, Stevenson, and 19 more cities. About 900 mathematics diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for mathematics programs in MD is roughly $31,000.

Medical
Learn more about 38 medical schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Hagerstown, Salisbury, Bowie, La Plata, Stevenson, and 21 other cities. Around 5,200 medical diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for medical degree programs in MD - $27,700.

Music
Learn more about 23 music schools and colleges in Baltimore, Westminster, Frederick, College Park, Takoma Park, Princess Anne, Emmitsburg, and 11 other cities. Approximately 600 music diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for music programs in MD is approximately $34,400.

Nursing
Learn more about 29 nursing schools and colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Salisbury, Frederick, Arnold, Towson, Cumberland, and 17 more cities. About 4,300 nursing degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for nursing programs in MD is approximately $19,300.

Occupational Therapy
Our directory contains 27 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Baltimore, Hagerstown, Salisbury, Emmitsburg, North East, College Park, Largo, and 19 other cities. Around 1,200 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy programs in MD is around $19,800.

Political Science
Get details on 22 political science schools and colleges in Baltimore, Chestertown, Takoma Park, Annapolis, Hagerstown, Emmitsburg, Westminster, and 12 other cities. Around 2,000 political science diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for political science degree programs in MD is about $35,100.

Psychology
Learn about 33 psychology schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Salisbury, Chestertown, McHenry, Wye Mills, Arnold, and 18 other cities. Approximately 4,000 psychology degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for psychology programs in MD is approximately $24,800.

Social Work
Our listing contains 23 social work schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Largo, Towson, Saint Mary's City, Hagerstown, College Park, and 11 more cities. Approximately 1,800 social work diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for social work degree programs in MD is roughly $22,500.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn more about 21 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frostburg, College Park, Towson, Saint Mary's City, Frederick, Chestertown, and 10 more cities. Approximately 1,600 sociology and anthropology degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology programs in MD: $26,200.

Theater and Drama
We list 18 theater and drama schools and colleges in Baltimore, Largo, Chestertown, Westminster, Saint Mary's City, Frostburg, Bowie, and 9 more cities. Around 300 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in MD is roughly $20,400.

Work and Family Studies
Get details on 25 work and family studies schools and colleges in Baltimore, Frederick, Columbia, Rockville, Largo, Westminster, Stevenson, and 16 more cities. Approximately 700 work and family studies degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for work and family studies degree programs in MD is roughly $18,900.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges