NewsOne Featured Video

School Name: Bowie State University

Location: Bowie, Maryland

Year Founded: 1865

Number of Students: 5,578 undergraduate/graduate students

Specialty Programs: Behavioral Sciences and Human Services

Greek Life:

• Sororities: Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Alpha Nu Omega Sorority

• Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Omega Psi Phi Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Inc.

Alumni: Toni Braxton (singer/songwriter) , Towanda Braxton (singer/songwriter)

What You May Not Know About Bowie State: Bowie State instituted the first study abroad program to Ethiopia by a University System of Maryland institution in 2011 engaging students in international trade initiatives.