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Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

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Overview

Bowling Green State University is a University institution located in Bowling Green, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH  43403-0085
United States
Contact Ms. Erin Heilmeier
Interim Director of Admissions
Email: esmall@bgsu.edu
Phone: 419-372-2478
Fax: 419-372-6955

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Ethnic Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-american/chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Parasitology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Executive Assistant/executive Secretary Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems And Services, Other Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing Research Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Office Management And Supervision Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Retailing And Retail Operations Checkmark
Sales, Distribution, And Marketing Operations, General Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Tourism Promotion Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Journalism, Other Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Graphic Communications, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services Checkmark
Computer Teacher Education Checkmark
Counselor Education/school Counseling And Guidance Services Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities Checkmark
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Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Sales And Marketing Operations/marketing And Distribution Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
Speech Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Technical Teacher Education Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Aeronautical/aerospace Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering/engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Quality Control Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Family And Community Services Checkmark
Family And Consumer Economics And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Family Systems Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Dietetics And Clinical Nutrition Services, Other Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Long Term Care Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Philosophy, Politics, And Economics Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Restaurant, Culinary, And Catering Management/manager Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geochemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Paleontology Checkmark
Physical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Fire Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Applied Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17,447
Applied
13,723
Accepted
13,853
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

10,588
Females Applied
8,451
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,859
Males Applied
5,272
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Https://www.bgsu.edu/admissions/apply-now/freshmen.html

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 15th September 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen July 15th January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st October 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 542 490 600
SAT Math 544 500 600
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,926
In-state
21,916
Out-of-state
13,926
In-district
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Fees

730
Full-time student fees
14,508
Room & board
7,908
Room only

Financial Aid

15,620
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,256
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,056
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,035
Avg. Loan Aid
5,761
Avg. Grant Aid
9,624
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,853
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 6.73%
White or Caucasian 80.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.37%
Other 2.36%

Gender

Male (43.23%)
Female (56.77%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
CampusFest, Homecoming and Fall Welcome

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Nontraditional Student Organization, BG Falcon Media, Women in Business Leadership, Student IMPACT and University Dance Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
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Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
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Softball No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Checkmark No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
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Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

1,103
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 734
Part-time - 369
Male - 531
Female - 572
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