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Your Falcon Future

For the third year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranks BGSU as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest students would choose again. Our students say BGSU feels like home, and we are proud to be a community where all can belong.

As a nationally ranked university of value, BGSU offers programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as fully online options.

Our students have big questions, and at BGSU, our obligation goes beyond a degree. We support students in finding answers. As the only university in the country offering Life Design on such a broad scale, every student has the opportunity to engage in a new and innovative approach to higher education designed to shape their college experience and beyond.

Good through Research

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a tier-one university, BGSU research and creative activities address significant issues facing society - from water quality, to the opioid epidemic to plastic alternatives. As a leading research hub in Ohio and one of only eight public universities in the country with the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, BGSU researchers are driving economic vitality in the state and beyond, impacting industries through innovation, improving lives and impacting us all.

BGSU Research

BGSU student on a boat conducting water quality research on Lake Erie.

for the Public Good

BGSU is more than a place to earn a degree: BGSU is everywhere, impacting our economy, our workforce and our future. Through unique public-private and public-public partnerships with corporations, community organizations, clinical sites, private and community colleges and government agencies, BGSU continues to elevate and invest in academic programs that meet workforce needs of Ohio and beyond, including teaching, health care, aviation and advanced manufacturing and logistics.

BGSU student working in a mechatronics engineering lab.

for the Success of Students

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Updated: 11/29/2022 04:50PM