Bowling Green State University – Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Bowling Green Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 196 550
Top 4%

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%73%73%
Applicants15,6296,3969,233
Admissions11,4414,6716,770
Enrolled undergraduates3,3441,4441,900
Enrolled total (including graduate students)17,3577,5089,849

4,460 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,331 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores451
Percent of students submitting SAT scores13%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
545

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,102
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,569 $32,105
Off-campus $24,435 $31,971
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,492 and other expenses per full academic year.

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,203 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,096 $16,632
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,961 $1,961
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $379 $693
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,821 $13,473
Fees for full-time graduates $1,787 $1,787
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $435 $749

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education 46 517 153 17 733
Health Professions and Related Programs 378 123 501
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 317 179 496
Visual and Performing Arts 236 80 7 323
English Language and Literature & Letters 133 34 4 171
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 133 18 5 156
Psychology 122 15 14 151
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 150 150
Social Sciences 84 29 2 115
Engineering 89 19 108
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 106 106
Mathematics and Statistics 24 66 8 98
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 96 96
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 59 34 93
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 73 6 10 89
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 76 76
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 59 16 75
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 38 34 72
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 71 71
Physical Sciences 30 21 9 60
Architecture and Related Services 34 5 39
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 21 16 37
History 20 5 1 26
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 15 5 6 26
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 23 23
Natural Resources and Conservation 23 23
Transportation and Materials Moving 14 14
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 2 3 10
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total462,946860863,938

A total of 2,992 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bowling Green State University - Main Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 946 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%48%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesBGSU
Founded1910
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, brown
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,115
Instructional FTE874
Research FTE6
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.bgsu.edu
Address220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green, Ohio, 43403
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone4183725526
Fax+1 (419) 372 8446

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