Bowling Green State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

110 McFall Center

Bowling Green, OH 43403-0085

(419) 372-2478

(866) Cho-osebgsu

Fax: (419) 372-6955



Contact: Gary Swegan

Assistant Vice Provost/Director of Admissions
Main Address

Bowling Green, OH 43403-0085

(419) 372-2531

www.bgsu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 14,862

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,098

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,596

Graduate enrollment: 3,012

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 58%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Premedicine B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(419) 372-2531
Website:www.bgsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:choose.bgsu.edu/apply/online/
Address:220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, OH 43403
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:17,644
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):54%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:13,623 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,057
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,593
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,785

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2511
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2421
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1206
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2511
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education1718172
Engineering31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3101
English Language and Literature/Letters1431
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences131
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics163
Health Professions and Related Programs11351
History1111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics232
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies244
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies31
Philosophy and Religious Studies111
Physical Sciences1531
Psychology1121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences651
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts11982
Grand total371457316

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Education514
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields121
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Health Professions and Related Programs111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total9712

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,057
Out-of-state$18,593
Books and supplies$1,010

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,397
Out-of-state$15,049

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid3,20395%
Grant or scholarship aid2,79283%$6,785
Student loan aid2,41071%$7,118

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,29372%$7,176
Federal student loans9,27265%$6,746

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bowling Green State University-Main Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants15,2916,1629,129
Percent admitted100%75%76%
Percent admitted who enrolled23%24%23%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment17,644
Undergraduate enrollment14,852
Graduate enrollment2,792

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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