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BGSU at a Glance

ACADEMICS

With two campuses in northwest Ohio, BGSU is ranked as a top national comprehensive institution by U.S.News & World Report and Business Week. It is one of only two universities in Ohio to achieve an overall Tier One recognition along with mention for notable First-Year Experiences.

200+ Undergraduate Majors and Programs
12 Academic Subject Areas

  • Architecture, Construction and Applied Design
  • Business, Management and Economics
  • Communications, Journalism and Media
  • Education and Teaching
  • Exploring Your Options
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities, Languages and International Cultures
  • Math, Computer Science and Engineering Technologies
  • Pre-Professional Programs
  • Sciences and the Environment
  • Social Sciences, Human Services and Program Management
  • The Arts: Performing and Creative

8 Colleges

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Education and Human Development
  • Graduate College
  • Health and Human Services
  • Honors College
  • Musical Arts
  • Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering

FACULTY

  • 900+ faculty
  • 80% with the highest degree in their field
  • 24 average class size
  • 20:1 student to faculty ratio

STUDENTS

  • 19,000 students
  • 2,500 at BGSU Firelands
  • From 50 states and 70 countries
  • 20% of the entering class are ethnic and racial minority students
  • 22.6 average ACT score for entering freshmen
  • 3.31 average high school grade point average

SOCIAL

  • 6,000 students live in 15 residence halls and 8 learning communities
  • 300+ student organizations
  • 56 Intramural and 23 club sports
  • 40+ Fraternities and Sororities
  • 12% of undergraduate students belong to a fraternity or sorority
  • NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s sports Mid-American Conference (MAC)

BGSU CAMPUS

  • 1910 Established
  • 1,338 park-like acres
  • 119 buildings
  • 10-15 minute walk or bike ride anywhere
  • 1st on-campus working forensics crime lab in Ohio
  • Regional campus BGSU Firelands (Huron, Ohio) SCHOLARSHIPS
  • 90 percent of all entering freshmen receive financial aid
  • $25+ million in academic scholarships were offered to incoming students