Due to COVID-19, BGSU is temporarily waiving the GRE and GMAT requirements for all applicants to any of the University’s graduate certificate and master’s degree programs through fall 2021. Graduate application fees for new domestic applicants are also being waived through fall 2021.

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BGSU is temporarily reducing the out-of-state fee to $1 per credit hour for specific graduate programs during the 2020-2021 academic year for out-of-state students who have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Ohio from an Ohio institution.

Graduate Funding

Financial Aid

An important aspect of your decision to seek an advanced degree is financing your education. The following information outlines the different types of assistance available for students pursuing graduate study at Bowling Green State University. Information contained here is accurate as of the date of publication but is subject to change without advance notice. Contact the specific office for the most current information.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships provide students with valuable professional experience that is related to their academic field, giving the student both applied experience and financial support. While the assistantship is a vital experience to many students’ academic careers, the duties associated with the assistantship should not interfere unduly with the student’s academic studies. Rather, it should complement and enhance the students' intellectual growth and professional goals. Graduate assistantships are considered a form of financial support to assist students complete graduate school, and therefore may come in the form of both tuition scholarship and/or stipend.

Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

Additional Scholarship Opportunities for Graduate Students