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Bowie State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maryland

Description

Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is one of the country's oldest historically black colleges or universities. The 295-acre campus is strategically located in Bowie, Maryland, a town midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC. Bowie State is a public university and part of the University System of Maryland. Undergraduates can choose from 25 majors, and the university also has many graduate and certificate programs. The most popular bachelor's degree program is in business. Academics are supported by ta 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Bowie State Bulldogs compete in the NCAA Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

Most Popular Majors

Art, Biology, Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5483
Total Grad Students: 1082
Undergraduate Students: 4401
Faculty: 215

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: 37%
Percent Female: 63%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 13%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Transfer-Out Rate
22

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
14000 Jericho Park Rd
Bowie Maryland 20715

Website: http://www.bowiestate.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 301-860-4000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Admissions Contact
Office of Admissions
301.860.3415
ugradadmissions@bowiestate.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Admissions Contact
Office of Admissions
301.860.3415
ugradadmissions@bowiestate.edu [ mailto:ugradadmissions@bowiestate.edu%20 ]

International Admissions Contact:
Admissions Contact
Office of Admissions
301.860.3415
ugradadmissions@bowiestate.edu

Athletics Contact:
Derek Carter
Athletic Director, Athletic Department
301.860.3571
dcarter@bowiestate.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
You must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average for at least 24 transferable credits from all other colleges and universities that you have attended to be admitted to Bowie State University.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
If you have attended an out-of-state college or university, any grades that you have received that are less than a "C" will not transfer. If you have attended any colleges or universities in Maryland, a grade of "D" will transfer except in your major.

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum number of credits you can transfer from a two-year college is 65 credits. The maximum number for a four-year college is 90. The maximum combined total is 90 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
Submit SAT or ACT scores are only required if you have less than 24 transferable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Bowie State University does not publish a requirement for a letter of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Bowie State University does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
Application Fee: ($40.00).

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
1-Apr

Spring Deadline:
1-Nov

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.applyweb.com/apply/bowie/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 21
English 16 20
Math 15 19
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 410 480
Math 410 480
Writing 340 460

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 50%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -50%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 2845

Other Expenses: 1990

Room and Board: 8340

Tuition and Fees: 16888

Total Cost: 30063

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 6285

Total Cost – In-State: 19460

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The process of applying for aid can seem complicated and time consuming, and we want to make it a pleasant experience for you. Our site includes an overview of the aid programs offered at the University and how to apply.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6196

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 66%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 74%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Capitol College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maryland

Description

Capitol College is the only independent college in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology and business. Founded in 1927, Capitol is a regionally accredited institution that blends academic excellence with practical learning experiences and provides a hands-on education that prepares students for a range of challenging and competitive careers.

The college's suburban location, halfway between Washington, DC and Baltimore, affords the college the opportunity to remain committed to its mission through collaborations with local business and government agencies.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 701
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 13

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 54:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
11301 Springfield Rd
Laurel Maryland 20708

Website: http://www.capitol-college.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 301-369-2800

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Spencer Berk
Transfer Coordinator, Admissions
(301) 369-2800 ext. 3032
sberk@capitol-college.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA required for admission to Capitol College is 2.2 on a 4.0 scale.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only a grade of C or higher will be considered for transfer (courses are evaluated and transferred individually). A grade of D will not be accepted for credit even when it is part of a degree.

Credits (Min/Max):
Capitol will transfer a max of 70 semester-credit hours from: community/junior, proprietary/technical, the military, CLEP, AP and IB. There is no max amount of credits from a 4-year accredited institution as long as residency requirements are met.

Test Scores for Applying:
You must submit official standardized test scores only if you have less than 15 transferrable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
If you do not meet the minimum GPA requirement, letters of recommendation may be required for further consideration.

Essay(s) required:
Capitol requires the submission of an essay addressing the question: "Why would you like to attend Capitol College and what are your plans for the future?" Your double-spaced essay should not exceed two typewritten pages.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $25 application fee, which is waived if you apply online.

Other Requirements:
Capitol College credit requirements are based on the semester credit system. Transfer credits from other institutions operating on other academic calendar systems will be converted to semester credits.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.capitol-college.edu/prospective-students

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Capitol College offers scholarships, private and institutional grants, private and federal loan options, federal and Capitol work-study programs, and veteran's benefits. We'll help you to find the best path to financial aid that works for you.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

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Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

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Notes

Insider Information

College of Southern Maryland

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maryland

Description

The College of Southern Maryland is an open-admission, regional community college preparing students and community to meet the challenges of individual, social and global changes. CSM makes accessible a broad range of affordable, high-quality learning opportunities that allow students to define and achieve their goals, enhance their knowledge, and make transitions at various stages of their development. CSM contributes to the well being of the region by providing an array of associate degree and certificate programs; enhanced access to bachelor degree programs; workforce development and job training; corporate consulting; leadership and community development; wellness, fitness and personal enrichment opportunities, and cultural experiences.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 8240

Undergraduate Students: 8240
Faculty: 119

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 69:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 69:1

Contact Information

Address:
8730 Mitchell Rd
La Plata Maryland 20646

Website: http://www.csmd.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 301-934-2251

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Chrysandra Ford
Assistant Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
301.934.7764
askme@csmd.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Kimberly Elliott
Assistant Director Admissions , Office of Admissions
301.934.7764
askme@csmd.edu

International Admissions Contact:
International Admissions Contact
Office of Admissions
301.934.2251
askme@csmd.edu

Athletics Contact:
Michelle Ruble
Director Student Life and Athletics, Athletic Department
301.539.4711

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
If the student's cumulative GPA from a previous institution is less than a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, CSM will review only those courses with a grade of C or better.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
If GPA from a previous institution is less than a 2.0, CSM will review only courses with a grade of C or better except if student is from a regionally accredited Maryland public institution then CSM will accept credits in which a grade of D is earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
Typically, students may allocate up to 30 transfer credits toward an associate degree or half the credits required for a certificate.

Test Scores for Applying:
College of Southern Maryland does not publish any requirement for standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
College of Southern Maryland does not publish any requirement for a letter of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
College of Southern Maryland does not publish any requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://express.csmd.edu/cgi-bin/apply/

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
CSM's Financial Assistance Department provides services to students seeking scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study employment. If you or your family can not afford to pay for your educational costs, you are encouraged to apply for financial assistance

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Coppin State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maryland

Description

Coppin State University occupies a 52-acre urban campus in West Baltimore, Maryland. The university has easy access to public transportation and the rest of the city. Undergraduates can choose from 53 Bachelor's degree programs. Coppin is a historically black university and part of the University System of Maryland. The majority of Coppin students come from the greater Baltimore area, and the university is heavily involved in the local community. In 1998 Coppin became the only university in the country to manage a public school when it took over Rosemont Elementary School. Coppin also operates a community medical clinic. On the athletic front, the Coppin State Eagles compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC).

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4051
Total Grad Students: 753
Undergraduate Students: 3298
Faculty: 162

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: 24%
Percent Female: 76%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 5%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 14%

Transfer-Out Rate
28

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21216

Website: http://www.coppin.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 410-951-3000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Michelle Gross
Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
410.951.3610
mgross@coppin.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Katrissa Warfield
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
410.951.3613
kwarfield@coppin.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Michael Davenport
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
410.951.3607
mdavenport@coppin.edu

Athletics Contact:
Roger McAfee
Director of Athletics Communication, Athletic Department
410.951.3729
rmcafee@coppin.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Generally, transfer students who have a 2.0 GPA will be admitted. Those who have completed fewer than 25 transferable credit hours of college-level work at the time of transfer can be considered for admission if they possess at least a 2.50 GPA.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Transfer credit is granted if the student has earned a grade of "C" or higher. The grade of "D" is transferable only if it is part of a granted Associate of Arts degree or if the overall cumulative average from all sending institutions is 2.0 or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
Coppin will accept up to 60 credits from two year colleges. In all cases, the applicant must complete the final 30 credit hours in residence at the University.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official SAT/ACT scores are required if you have fewer than 25 transferable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Coppin State does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Coppin State does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a $35 non-refundable application fee

Other Requirements:
Applicants with fewer than 25 transferable credits must also meet freshman diagnostic/placement test requirements.

Fall Deadline:
15-Jul

Spring Deadline:
15-Dec

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.coppin.edu/apply/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 400 460
Math 390 460
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 54%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -54%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 800

Other Expenses: 3386

Room and Board: 8549

Tuition and Fees: 10223

Total Cost: 22958

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 5732

Total Cost – In-State: 18467

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 4739

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 85%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 77%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 32%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Frostburg State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Maryland

Description

Frostburg State University is a public university located on a 260-acre campus in Western Maryland's Appalachian highlands. The school is part of the University System of Maryland. Outdoor lovers will find lots of hiking, skiing, camping, and boating in the area. Frostburg State has an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and the great majority of classes have fewer than 30 students. Business administration is the most popular undergraduate major. High achieving students should look into the Honors Program for opportunities to collaborate with the faculty in both teaching and research. In athletics, the most teams of the Frostburg State Bobcats compete in the NCAA Division III Capital Athletic Conference. Football competes in the Empire 8 Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English, Fine Arts, Liberal Studies, Mass Communications, Psychology, Recreation and Parks Management, Social Work, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5215
Total Grad Students: 349
Undergraduate Students: 4866
Faculty: 242

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: 51%
Percent Female: 49%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 22%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Transfer-Out Rate
28

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg Maryland 21532

Website: http://www.frostburg.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 301-687-4000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Trisha Gregory
Director, Admissions
301-687-4201
tgregory@frostburg.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Students with 24 or more earned transferable semester hours of credit must have a 2.0 GPA, fewer than 24 must have a 2.5. If you would have been admitted as a high school senior and have a 2.0 GPA a MD ommunity College, you are eligible for transfer.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Frostburg State does not publish a minimum grade requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
You may not transfer more than 70 credits from a community or junior college, and 90 from a 4-year. Transfer students are required to complete at least half their academic major requirements at Frostburg State.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official standardized test scores are required if you have fewer than 24 transferable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Frostburg State does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
There is an optional essay on the application for freshman applicants only.

Application Fee:
There is a $30 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
1-Jun

Spring Deadline:
1-Dec

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.frostburg.edu/ungrad/admiss/transfer.htm

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 21
English 16 22
Math 16 21
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 440 540
Math 440 540
Writing 420 520

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 966

Transfers Accepted: 641

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 66%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 55%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 11%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2009

Costs

Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 1786

Room and Board: 8752

Tuition and Fees: 17020

Total Cost: 28758

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 7128

Total Cost – In-State: 18866

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8057

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 59%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 67%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information