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Applying to BGSU

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 79.00%
Yield 19.00%
SAT Score 1,115
ACT Score 23
Applicants 18,295

Applying To BGSU

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 79% at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus where a total of 18,295 students applied and 14,453 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,115 and the average ACT score is 23. It requires four items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to BGSU.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$45
Admission Informationchoose.bgsu.edu/
Online Applicationchoose.bgsu.edu/apply/online/
Acceptance Rate79%
Average Test Scores1,115 SAT / 23 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 79.00% where a total of 18,295 students (6,958 men and 11,337 women) have applied to BGSU and 14,453 (5,427 men and 8,956 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 1,140 male and 1,612 female students have enrolled into BGSU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 19.00%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at BGSU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants18,2956,95811,337
Admitted14,4535,4278,956
Enrolled2,7461,1401,612
Acceptance Rate 79.00% 78.00% 79.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 19.00% 21.01% 18.00%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At BGSU, 464 applicants (17% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,758 applicants (64%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,115 and the average ACT score is 23 at BGSU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,210 and 25th percentile score is 1,020. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 74 and the 25th percentile score is 57. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at BGSU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at BGSU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510610
SAT Math510600
ACT Composite2025
ACT Math1825
ACT English1924
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus requires 4 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 item(s) (High School Rank, Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for BGSU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is Semester. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Bowling Green State University-Main Campus accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training