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Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

Acceptance Rate 72 %
SAT Average 990
Tuition & Fees $19,562
($11,573)
Student Population 17,540
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,502

Academic Overview

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Campus, Bowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Bowling Green, Ohio. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $11,573 for Ohio residents and $19,562 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 17,540 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 72% and the graduation rate is 61% last year.
The salary after graduation from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $45,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Bowling Green State University-Main Campus are $11,573 for Ohio residents and $19,562 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,831 for in-state students and $15,823 for out-of-state students.
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 2021 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$11,573$19,562
Graduate$9,831$15,823
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at BGSU. The acceptance rate of BGSU is 72% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 61% and the transfer-out rate is 23%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,502 and 71% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,540 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is 72 %.
Graduation Rate for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is 61 %
Transfer-out Rate for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is 23 %
Retention Rate for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is 77 %
Student Population for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is 17,540
Student to Faculty Rate for Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is 17 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,502 at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.

Offered Degrees

BGSU offers 285 major programs through online and on-site education where 26 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate90
Bachelor's Degree1478
Post Bachelor's Degree309
Master's Degree779
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship170

Special Learning Opportunities

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,127)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,438)

Veterans Benefits

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges