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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 10,810
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 72%
Average Aid Amount $7,864
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 3,204
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 95%

Financial Aid Information at BGSU

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 10,810 students (72% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,864. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 3,204 students (95% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is $13,061 for Ohio residents and $21,049 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 10,810 students (72% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,864. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid10,81072%$7,864
Pell Grants3,82925%$4,525
Federal Student Loans8,16454%$6,489

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 3,204 beginning students (95% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,171 students (94% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid3,20495%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources2,88586%$7,539
Federal Grants1,42942%$3,787
Pell Grants96629%$4,471
Other Federal Grants1,01730%$1,075
State/Local Grants75222%$2,443
Institutional Grants2,39971%$6,044
Student Loans2,08162%$8,017
Federal Student Loans2,01860%$5,391
Other Student Loans44013%$13,191

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,455 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. Among them, 2,188 students have lived on campus and 48 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus2,0622,0212,188
Living Off-Campus with Family214205213
Living Off-Campus without Family564548

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,0541,719$12,265,048$5,971
$0 - $30,000366365$3,824,647$10,450
$30,001 - $48,000288287$2,795,506$9,707
$48,001 - $75,000325301$1,924,876$5,923
$75,001 - $110,000414304$1,625,380$3,926
$110,001 or more661462$2,094,639$3,169