Welcome to the International Student Services undergraduate admission website! Bowling Green State University offers a wide range of programs to suit your interests and career paths.

Undergraduate students may be admitted to BGSU after successful completion of 12 years of formal studies in primary and secondary schools.

  • Application
  • For transfers:
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from secondary school and from any post-secondary school attended (no photocopies accepted)
  • Students click here to learn more about transferring credits to BGSU
  • BGSU Financial Statement (PDF)
  • A copy of the applicant's passport or National ID
  • One (or more) of the following recommended minimums from the list below:
    • 71 TOEFL IBT
      • BGSU College Code:  1069
    • 69 MELAB
    • 6.0 IELTS
    • 48 Pearson Test of English (PTE)
    • 100 Duolingo English Test Score (temporarily accepted through Spring 2024 admission)
    • completion of ELS Intensive English for Academic Purposes Level 112
    • Acceptable SAT* composite score in verbal and math 
      • BGSU’s College Codes: SAT – 1069
    • ACT* composite score with a competitive English band score
      • BGSU’s College Codes: ACT – 3240
    • Attend a high school using English as the medium of instruction for a minimum of one academic year

*SAT/ACT Not required for Admission but required for Merit-based Scholarship.

Note: All of the credentials indicated above must be official documents in the English language. Official documents must be the original documents, notarized copies, or official English translations with the official seal or stamp of the notary or the English translator on each document. We cannot accept photocopies or documents marked "Issued to Student".

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International student applicants must send the required documents directly to Office of Admissions for admission review:

Bowling Green State University
Office of Admissions
 200 University Hall
Bowling Green, OH USA 43403-0085

Updated: 03/28/2022 11:36AM