Historically Black Bowie State University Reports Record Enrollments

Bowie State University, the historically black educational institution in Maryland, reports that current enrollments are the highest in the school’s 144-year history. This fall there are 5,617 students on campus. Officials point out that one of the major reasons for the increase in enrollments is a higher retention rate for returning students. The university recently instituted additional tutoring and academic advising programs that have been successful in boosting the retention rate.