Military & Veterans

Best for Vets!
2nd in the Nation and 1st in the Midwest - Military Times

We are proud to welcome United States veterans, active members of the Armed Forces and their family members to BGSU. You’ve made an incredible contribution to our country. It’s our turn to help you make the transition to new goals and a new civilian career. At BGSU, we believe a university education is always in reach. We offer high-quality, accredited online learning opportunities that enable active service members to take their careers to the next level. Anytime. Anywhere.

BGSU has long been recognized by the Military Times as one of the nation’s top “Best for Vets” higher education institutions. We were ranked 2nd in the nation and 1st in the Midwest for veterans and active military students by the Military Times in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2022 rankings! We are proud of our long tradition as a welcoming community for active duty service members and military veterans.


BGSU awarded Collegiate Purple Star designation by Ohio Department of Higher Education

Bowling Green State University has been designated a Collegiate Purple Star campus, as announced by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner. BGSU was in the first group of 33 Ohio colleges and universities to receive the distinction based on efforts to support students with military backgrounds.


Updated: 09/20/2022 02:03PM