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Home. That’s what students tell us BGSU feels like to them. We smile. We hold doors. We welcome you with open wings (our mascot is a Falcon). You’ll see what we mean when you visit.

from Cleveland

Bowling Green State University is located in Bowling Green, Ohio which is only a 2-hour drive from Cleveland. Our campus offers the benefits of a major university, as well as the personal, teaching-centered feel of a small college.

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Be a part of something bigger than yourself

Caring faculty, personalized career planning and opportunities to lead – while serving others – means you stand out from the crowd. Here you can build your resume and your character.


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Ready your wings to soar

At BGSU, you’ll find a unique balance of individual learning and world-class resources that prepare you to compete and succeed after graduation.

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Most affordable top-quality college in ohio

BGSU is ranked the most affordable top-quality college in Ohio. Think that over. We pride ourselves on rewarding hardworking students. We have Freshman Academic Scholarships that you are automatically considered for when you apply AND we are the most affordable. BGSU adds up!

Freshman Academic Scholarships start at 3.0 GPA and 20 ACT or 1020 SAT. Don’t miss out! You have to apply to BGSU by Jan. 15, 2018.