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Overview

Applicants
14,509
Acceptance Rate
53%
Average HS GPA
3.30

GPA Breakdown

22%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
460 - 580
SAT Math
470 - 580
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Deadlines


Regular
July 15

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Overall

From The School


Academic Programs

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Majors and Degrees Offered

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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
1,015
with Terminal Degree
646

536
Women
479
Men
118
Minority
63
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
59%
Graduate in 5 years
93%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Leon Bibb
Emmy Award-winning Cleveland newscaster

Bernie Casey
artist/actor & former football player for the LA Rams & San Francisco 49ers

Tim Conway
comedian and Emmy Award winner

Anthony Doerr
prize-winning author

Steve Hartman
award-winning CBS News reporter

Jennifer Higdon
Grammy Award-winning composer

Betty D. Montgomery
first woman to be elected attorney general and auditor of the state of Ohio

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Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

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Financial Aid

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Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,605

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,188

Average Need-Based Loan
$7,394

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$30,307

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
75%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,304

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$9,096
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$16,404
Required Fees
$1,630
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,050

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,600
Transportation for Commuters
$2,272

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

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Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
14,099
Out of State
12%

International
2%
Foreign Countries Represented
31

Demographics

10.15%
African-American
4.17%
Hispanic
79.09%
Caucasian
2.43%
Unknown
2.18%
International

56% female
44% male
12% are out of state
92% are full time
8% are part time

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Location

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Campus Facilities & Equipment

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Off-Campus Opportunities

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Student Organizations & Activities

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Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
42%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
90%

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
81

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Frat Sorority
International Student
Other

Special Needs Admissions


Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Rob Cunningham

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Neuropsychological Evaluation, Developmental History

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
326
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
19
Number of Religious Organizations

12% join a fraternity
13% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

3% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Falcons)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Women's Sports (Falcons)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

Green Rating
80

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
176

Average Number of PC's per Lab
22

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, Dell and HP

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Office of Admissions

Address
110 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Phone
419-372-2478

Email
choosebgsu@bgsu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Bowen Thompson Student Union
Stroh Center
The Wolfe Center
College of Business Administration
New Residence Halls/ New Dining Halls


Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday, select Saturdays
8-5, M-F; 9-noon, Saturdays
419-372-2478

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: http://www.bgsu.edu/admissions/visit-bgsu.html
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
10am and 1pm weekdays; 10am select Saturdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
choosebgsu@bgsu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Shuttle buses are available on campus and off campus. The nearest airport and train station are located in Toledo.

Driving Instructions to Campus
http://www.bgsu.edu/admissions/visit-bgsu/directions.html
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Key Stats

14,509
Applicants
14,099
Size
53%
Acceptance Rate
1040
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists