There is no specific type of person that should attend Bowie State University. People who attend Bowie State University come from all walks of life. The majority of the students here are from Maryland. But we also have some out-of-date students. This school is primarily filled with commuters. There is so much diversity here at Bowie State. There are a lot of activities, shows and games available to the student body. Someone who likes to work hard should attend Bowie State. Bowie State is such a nurturing environment. Bowie State was first started as a Teachers college for African Americans in Baltimore, Maryland. Since then, Bowie State has expanded it's majors and many alumni have reported earning top salaries.