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Visit BGSU

There’s no better way to decide if a school is the right fit than to visit in person and explore for yourself.

Connect with your BGSU college search team – Admissions Counselors and Academic Representatives

Apply to BGSU


For students who are completing high school, starting college for the first time OR have attempted 12 or fewer credit hours since high school graduation. 

Applying for Admission

Graduate Students

Whether you’re pursuing your passion, seeking a career change, positioning yourself for career advancement, or simply realizing a new dream, we want BGSU to be the next step in your journey. Your time is now.

Pursuing a Graduate Degree

Transfer Students

Have you attended or are you attending a college or university after graduating from high school and would like to transfer to BGSU? Use the transfer application.

Transferring to BGSU

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I chose BGSU because I felt at home the moment I stepped on campus. I knew this would be a place where I would meet amazing people and find amazing opportunities!



International students who choose BGSU will discover a welcoming community that challenges and supports students from all over the world. With more than 750 international students representing 77 countries, BGSU is committed to cultural diversity.

International Programs & Partnerships

BGSU Online

Designed for working professionals, BGSU's nationally recognized online learning opportunities give you the freedom to pursue a degree on your own time.

Studying 100% Online

Finish Your Undergrad Degree

If you started your degree at BGSU and did not finish, Bowling Green State University invites you back to complete your degree.

Restarting Your Degree Journey

College Credit Plus

Get a head start on your bachelor's degree by taking college courses while in high school.

Earning College Credit In High School

Design your BGSU Experience

The Wall Street Journal continually 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.  

We invite you to design your BGSU experience - one where you can grow, thrive and design a life to dream big inside and outside of the classroom.

How will you create public good?

Design your BGSU Experience

Office of Admissions

200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0085

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 419-372-2478
Fax: 419-372-6955

Updated: 06/27/2024 02:34PM