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YOU BELONG HERE


At Bowling Green State University, we are focused on helping you succeed. Our acclaimed first year programs, support services such as the Learning Commons and advising, and opportunities for research, internships and co-ops are all available to make sure you get the most out of your college career

Welcome to an exceptional university that will engage, challenge and prepare you for a meaningful future.

Students

19,000

Students from 50 States and 70 Countries

85%

from all over Ohio

15%

from out-of-state

BGSU Students

3.42

average high school grade point average

23

average ACT score

BGSU Honors College Students

4.05

average high school grade point average

28

average ACT score

Social

6,000

students living in 10 residence halls

18

learning and theme communities

325+

student organizations

56

Intramural sports

26

club sports

12%

of undergraduate students belong to a fraternity or sorority

40+

Fraternities and Sororities

Campus

1910

Established

1,338

park-like acres

10-15

minute walk or bike ride anywhere

1st

on-campus working forensics crime lab in Ohio

1

and only aviation program in the country with an airport on main campus

QUALITY CONNECTIONS TO KNOWLEDGE


QUALITY CONNECTIONS TO KNOWLEDGE


At Bowling Green State University, we are proud of our learning-centered campus and ever mindful of maintaining reasonable class sizes for introductory courses. And at the heart of it all are our outstanding faculty.

They understand how students learn and are always working toward those “aha!” moments, when their students make the connection between the spoken and written words, and the concept is realized.

THE WORLD IS YOUR CLASSROOM 

Concepts that may be difficult to grasp in the classroom are sometimes easier to understand in a real world experience.

Gain valuable experience in your field during a co-op or internship

Cooperative education (co-ops) and internships put you into the working world classroom. In co-ops, you earn an income while gaining valuable and practical experience in your related academic field.

Study in a global setting

As a BGSU student you have the opportunity to take advantage of experiences abroad that will enrich your personal and professional lives. Programs are focused on a combination of studying, interning, volunteering, and teaching in locations situated across the globe and are available to everyone in any majors.

Volunteer your time and talents for the good of others

Many life lessons are free when you volunteer your time at area agencies and organizations throughout the academic year. Several times a year, special trips are scheduled to immerse students in other cultures or learn about social justice issues or community organizing.

Participate in meaningful research and creative activities in all fields of study

Active participation in actual research is encouraged as a way to provide intellectual stimulation and scholarly discovery. Many faculty, across most fields of study, are focused on research and eager to involve students in real-world experiences.

Receive wisdom and advice from difference makers

You’ll have the chance to interact with our successful alumni when they return to campus to speak or to visit, or when they offer mentoring opportunities to help a fledgling Falcon find his or her way.

$25 MILLION IN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
AWARDED EACH YEAR


$25 MILLION IN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
AWARDED EACH YEAR


2017-18 ANNUAL COST SUMMARY

Ohio Residents

Tuition & Fees $10,606
Room* $5,580
Bronze Meal Plan** $3,338
Total $19,524

Non-Ohio Residents

Tuition & Fees $10,606
Nonresident Fee*** $7,536
Room* $5,580
Bronze Meal Plan** $3,338
Total $27,060

This is an estimate, there are additional fees that vary by academic level or college. Visit the Fee Calculator.
*Double room in our standard halls where many freshmen live. Charges are higher for other residence halls.
**Other plans are priced at annual rates of $3,972 and $4,312.
***BG Success Scholarships for non-Ohio residents covers 50% of nonresident fee.
Actual amount will vary by individual based on personal choices. Athletes should contact their coaches for additional information.
Non-residents who graduated from an Ohio high school are eligible for in-state tuition under the Forever Buckeyes Program. For more information, email registrar@bgsu.edu or see the Registration & Records website.

Fees are subject to change at any time with Board of Trustees’ approval.
Laboratory fees not included.

Estimate of Other Annual Expenses

Book and Academic Supplies $1,010
Personal Expenses (entertainment, transportation, etc.)**** $3,644

Financial Aid

Currently, 90% of all new BGSU students receive some type of financial assistance.  This aid can be used to pay for your instructional and general fees, non-resident fees (if applicable), room, meals, books, transportation and personal expenses.

To be considered for need-based aid, you must be an admitted student AND file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). When completing the FAFSA, be sure to list BGSU’s school code: 003018.

Scholarships

Students are considered for merit-based scholarships based on a combination of grade point average and standardized test score (ACT or SAT). BGSU awards full-tuition academic scholarships to applicants who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment and intellectual promise.