Cost Summary


At Bowling Green State University, we keep the cost of higher education within reach. Low fees, financial aid, student employment opportunities and payment plans combine to make the ultimate educational experience an affordable one.

2016-2017 Annual Fee Structure

Ohio Residents

Tuition & Fees $10,606
Room* $5,450
Bronze Meal Plan** $3,240
Total $19,296

Non-Ohio Residents

Tuition & Fees $10,606
Nonresident Fee*** $7,536
Room* $5,450
Bronze Meal Plan** $3,240
Total $26,832

Estimate of Other Annual Expenses

Book and Academic Supplies $1,010
Personal Expenses (entertainment, transportation, etc.)**** $3,604

This is an estimate, there are additional fees that vary by academic level or college. Visit the Fee Calculator.
*Standard occupancy rooms in the residence halls where most freshmen live.
**Other plans are priced at annual rates of $3,856 and $4,186.
***BG Success Scholarships for non-Ohio residents covers 50% of nonresident fee. (A current value of $3,768)
****Actual amount will vary by individual based on personal choices. Athletes should contact their coaches for additional information.
Non-residents who graduated from an Ohio high school are eligible for in-state tuition under the Forever Buckeyes Program. For more information, email registrar@bgsu.edu or see the Registration & Records website.

Fees are subject to change at any time with Board of Trustees’ approval.
Laboratory fees not included.