Welcome to BGSU

About BGSU

Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.

Student Life

  • 19,000 students 
  • approximately 6,000 live in 14 residence halls
  • 325+ student organizations and 40 social fraternities and sororities 
  • Newly renovated Student Recreation Center that averages over 2000 students per week day and 800 students per weekend day


Programs and Majors

BGSU is a dynamic, innovative academic environment that challenges you to open yourself to new ideas, learn in an integrated context and continually grow and achieve.  


  • Masters and doctoral level programs
  • The Honors College, nationally ranked cooperative education program


Scholarships and Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to help pay for your instructional and general fees, nonresident fees (if applicable), room, meals, books, transportation and personal expenses. Currently, 80% of all BGSU students receive some type of financial assistance.

BGSU awards an average of 5,800 scholarships totaling approximately $20 million each year

The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll be able to start planning for the biggest adventure of your life. Apply to BGSU today, and get a head start on your future. 



Office of Admissions

200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0085
Toll-free: 1-866-246-6732
Phone: 419-372-2478
Fax: 419-372-6955


Questions? Text FALCON to 877877

Updated: 06/05/2018 03:03PM