for admission who have attempted 12 or more
college-level hours since high school graduation
are considered transfer applicants. Candidates
enrolled in their first collegiate term immediately
prior to the term for which they are seeking
admission will be considered based on their
high school record and collegiate performance.
Students not admissible on their high school
record must complete 24 semester hours or 36
quarter hours of collegiate-level work and have
an accumulative grade point average equivalent
to a 2.5 to be considered for admission. Any
questions regarding these transfer policies
should be directed to the Office of Admissions
before submitting an application.
transfer student who wishes to enroll at Bowling
Green as an undergraduate must submit an application
for admission and a nonrefundable application
fee. If an applicant has completed fewer than
30 semester credit hours of college-level work
at the time of application, the University requires
an official final high school transcript sent
from the school by the high school counselor
or principal. Note, however, that although a
high school transcript may not be required for
admission, a student may need to provide a transcript
for other reasons (for example, to document
a request for waiver of certain degree requirements).
Transfer students are not required to submit
ACT or SAT results.
official transcript of credit is required from
each college or university the student has attended.
This transcript must be mailed to the Office
of Admissions by the institution and is not
accepted from the student. Failure to indicate
previous college attendance may result in refusal
of admission, no transfer of credit, and/or
expulsion from the University if discovered
subsequently. The transfer application deadline
(main campus) for the fall semester is July
15, and for the spring semester is December
1. Transfer students applying to the summer
term have until May 15. All admission credentials
must be received by the Office of Admissions
14 days before the semester or the summer session
to allow sufficient time for processing, notification,
academic advising, and registration for classes.
Applications for admission to BGSU Firelands,
the regional campus of Bowling Green, are accepted
up to two weeks before the beginning of classes.
not only transfer into the University but also,
eventually, into a college within the University.
Prospective transfer students should consult
college sections of this catalog for advice
about curricular planning and about college
policies that may affect their academic career.
student who has attended another accredited
college or university and is in good standing
is considered for admission:
if the student has most recently earned
an associate degree or at least 60 semester
hours (or 90 quarter hours) with a cumulative
grade point average equivalent to a 2.0
in a 4.0 system; or
the student has earned fewer than 60 semester
hours (or fewer than 90 quarter hours) with
a cumulative grade point average equivalent
to a 2.5 in a 4.0 system.
the student has earned an associate degree.
student who has completed fewer than 60 semester
hours (90 quarter hours) and whose cumulative
grade point average is between 2.0 and 2.5 may
appeal for admission. After the student's completed
admissions credentials are evaluated, an appeal
form will be sent to the student. Upon return
of the completed appeal form, an admission recommendation
is made by the dean of the college to which
the student is applying, in consultation with
the director of admissions. Appeals will not
be sent after the application deadline has passed.
An applicant who is too late to appeal will
be denied admission for that term.
student who does not meet the above requirements
and who has not attended another college or
university for one or more years may be considered
for probationary admission by appealing to the
dean of the college to which the student is
applying. An appeal form will be sent to the
student after an evaluation of the student's
completed admissions credentials is completed.
Appeals for probationary admission will not
be sent after the application deadline has passed.
A person receiving probationary admission is
restricted to no more than four courses during
the first semester at Bowling Green.
students must demonstrate competence in English/writing,
mathematics, and reading before advancing to
sophomore and junior standings.
transfer student who has not taken coursework
anywhere (high school or college) during the
past five years prior to enrollment is eligible
for admission to the University. Under this
five-year admission policy, a student receives
admission and is required to take courses under
the close supervision of his or her college
note: Admission to Bowling Green State
University does not ensure acceptance into all
undergraduate programs/majors. Candidates should
thoroughly read the information contained in
the Transfer Student Application Packet regarding
Special Transfer Admission Requirements. If
additional clarification is needed, students
should contact the appropriate college office
or the Office