Why Study at BGSU


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Top 5% of Undergraduate Business Programs by Bloomberg Businessweek

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Rated Among Top Tier of Business Colleges by The Princeton Review
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Among top 2% of business schools worldwide accredited in both accounting and business


Ranked in the top undergraduate and graduate business programs by U.S. News and World Report.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the accounting program best in Ohio and the entrepreneurship program #51 in the country.

Bowling Green State University’s Master of Financial Economics was ranked sixth and the Master of Science in Analytics was ranked 25th in the country by TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer).  

BGSU continues to be one of the “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” according to the Sales Education Foundation (SEF).  

The Hatch, similar to the television show Shark Tank, is gaining worldwide recognition and nearly $500,000 has been committed to student start ups. 

A BGSU marketing student placed among the top 12 in National Collegiate Sales Competition.

Finance team placed third in the Foundation for Financial Services Professionals Competition.

In each of the last eight years, BGSU students have earned prestigious national supply chain scholarships.

The Beta Alpha Psi accounting chapter is number two in the U.S. and has earned “superior chapter” status for nearly four decades.

BGSU’s chapter of the American Marketing Association is among the top 5% of chapters in the country and the Supply Chain Management Association is among the top ten in the world.

The International APICS Voluntary Service Award has been won by a BGSU supply chain student for three consecutive years.


  • The College of Business (CoB) was founded in 1935 and currently has nearly 1,750 students.
  • More than 70% of incoming freshman have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Graduates from the college have an average starting salary over $56,315 with some students earning as much as $80,000.
  • More than 88% of CoB students have a job when they graduate or have pending interviews.
  • The CoB networks with more than 1,600 companies to help our student secure full-time jobs and internships.
  • The average hourly wage for CoB interns is nearly $17 per hour.
  • More than $300,000 in scholarships is awarded annually to business students.
  • Business students have the opportunity to study abroad throughout the world at AACSB accredited universities.
  • The College of Business is the first in the U.S. to offer a Master of Organization Development and the first in Ohio to offer an Executive MBA program.
  • BGSU has one of the few undergraduate programs in the country for sales and service marketing.


Dr. Dwayne Gremler, professor in the Marketing Department and a Fulbright Scholar, is a world-renowned expert on services marketing as well as a Distinguished Teaching Professor. He has been recognized with numerous national and international awards for research, teaching and service.

Dr. Hokey Min, James R. Good chair of Global Strategy, is among the most cited supply chain authors and is world-renowned for supply chain/transportation logistics research.

Management professor Dr. Sherry Sullivan has received national and international awards for excellence in the management field.

Dr. Janet Hartley, professor, is a Distinguished Scholar, selected by the Academy of Management Operations, Management Division. 


The College has alumni working in all 50 states and in 13 countries.

Our graduates are making a global impact as business executives at companies throughout the world. Adobe Systems – Bank of America – Boeing – Buzzfeed – Campbell’s Soup – Coca-Cola – Facebook – GE Lighting – Golden Corral – John Deere – Libbey – Marathon Petroleum – Wells Fargo – White Castle 

Contact Us:

Undergraduate Student Development - Tim Chambers, Director

253 Business Administration Bldg.

Graduate and Executive Programs in Business - David Chatfield, Director

369 Business Administration Bldg.