Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.
Location: Bowling Green, Ohio 30 minutes south of Toledo in northwest Ohio
Campus: 1,338 acre residential campus with park-like setting and 119 buildings including the new Stroh Center, The Wolfe Center for the Arts, Centennial Residence Hall, Falcon Heights Residence Hall, The Oaks Dining Center and Carillon Place Dining Center
Campus Data: More than 19,102 students, including 2,000 at BGSU Firelands in Huron, Ohio
18:1 student to faculty ratio
More than 800 full-time faculty, nearly 80 percent with the highest degree in their field
Students from 50 states and 70 other countries
Average ACT for entering freshmen is 23; average high school GPA is 3.42
Ethnic and racial minority students made up 20 percent of the entering fall class
More than $25 million in scholarships awarded each year
2018 operating budget of $302.4 million for Bowling Green and Firelands campuses combined
English Language Requirement:
BGSU requires a TOEFL score of at least 500 (paper based), 173 (computer based), or 71 (internet based); a MELAB score of at least 69; an IELTS score of at least 6.0 or a PTE Academic score of 48.