CCBC and Bowie State Transfer Agreements

About Bowie State University

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose students, along with faculty and staff, represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Bowie State University provides high-quality and affordable educational opportunities for students with ambitions to achieve and succeed. In addition to its 23 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 19 master's degree programs, 14 specialty certificates and two doctoral programs with specific focus on science, technology, business, education and related disciplines. A supportive academic environment empowers students to think critically, make new discoveries, value differences and emerge as leaders in a highly technical, rapidly changing global society.

Bowie State is in the midst of one of the nation's most exciting metropolitan areas, within easy reach of Washington, DC, and Baltimore. At the same time, it boasts a serene campus on a 300-acre suburban wooded tract. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their careers.

General transfer information

Bowie State University will accept up to 65 credits from a two-year college or up to 90 credits from a four-year college, but only a total of 90 credit hours and non-direct classroom instruction (including CLEP, LSAT, and other nationally recognized standardized examination scores). For financial aid and scholarship information, visit Bowie State Financial Aid.

Students intending to transfer should complete the admission application for Bowie State University following the third semester of their Associate Degree program.

Articulation Agreements

CCBC Degree Bowie State Degree Agreement
Biology, Science Area of Concentration (A.S.) Biology (B.S.) View agreement
Biology, Science Area of Concentration (A.S.) Bioinformatics (B.S.) View agreement
Chemistry, Science Area of Concentration (A.S.)
Chemistry (B.S.) View agreement