Bowling Green State University


Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University is a top public university with a small college feel. It is large enough to offer more than 200 majors and programs, but small enough to provide one-on-one attention in the classroom. It's a place where you will see someone you know every day, but you will also meet someone new every day. We are large enough to attract students from 50 states and 70 countries, but small enough that you will stand out from the crowd. We are the perfect size! What do students say time and time again about BGSU? It feels like home.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Forensics

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Students who have taken college work before their high school graduation, through programs such as College Credit Plus (CCP) or other post-secondary enrollment options, are first-year students. First-year students also include those who have taken a gap year(s) and have attempted less than 12 college-level hours after high school graduation (or equivalent). Students who have attempted 12 or more college-level hours after high school graduation (or equivalent) are transfer students.

Additional Information

Belong. Stand Out. Go Far.
  • Most affordable among Ohio’s top-quality colleges
  • $1,000 to $8,000 freshman scholarships that are renewable for up to four years
  • 19,000 students with 20% from diverse backgrounds
  • Average class size is 24
  • Falcon Internship Guarantee
  • 97% of graduates report being employed, in graduate school, or starting a business within six months of graduating
  • Honors College with average GPA of 4.05 and 28 ACT

Visit us

One of the best ways to find your college fit is to visit before or after you apply for admission. We offer daily visits Monday through Friday and select Saturdays. You will enjoy a presentation and 90-minute campus tour that will highlight a residence hall, our Rec Center and a variety of food options. Families who visit Monday or Friday will have additional options to attend academic information sessions on a variety of majors. We also offer a plethora of large visit events where you will choose your own agenda. For more information, go to

Our world is a better place because of BGSU students. BGSU will help all types of students, including yourself, belong, stand out and go far. In return, you will have a degree-and a purpose. You will serve the world.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

BGSU Office of Admissions, 200 University Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403, United States of America

Phone number

(419) 372-2478