Bowling Green State University: Review & Facts

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Bowling Green State University is a large four-year, public school with 16,910 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1910 and is the only school located in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
182
Good
Bowling Green State University will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

BGSU follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 182 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Management, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
78%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Bowling Green State University is fair at 78% (well above Ohio average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Bowling Green State University is below average: 56%. Nearly 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at BGSU is reasonably decent: 20:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,400
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high, around $16,700 per year. The additional fees at BGSU not covered by tuition are roughly $1,700; which comes to a total of $18,400 per year.

Read the details about Bowling Green State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
73%
Doable
According to recent data, 14,632 applications were submitted and 10,635 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Bowling Green State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,300
Medium
Bowling Green State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at BGSU, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Bowling Green State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 6,300 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- around $5,300 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at BGSU. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Bowling Green State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bowling Green State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Bowling Green State University, 220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
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