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Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

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Rating

Public

Type

20,534

Students

$17,267

Tuition

72%

Acceptance

#386

Ranking

Fringe Town

Campus Setting

Bowling Green, OH

220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, OH 43403

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is a large public university located in Bowling Green, OH ranked 59thin Ohio. It has a total of 16,861 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 71.82% of applicants. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus offers 285 different majors and is best known for its forensic chemistry, applied economics, and gerontology programs (nationally ranked 7th, 9th, and 11th respectively). With a tuition cost of $9,278 for students from Ohio and $17,267 for those from out-of-state, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is moderately priced. 48.33% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,500 per year, which is 2% below the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$19,305/Year
Above Average

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

$19,305

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$33,176/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$25,397/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

72%Acceptance
Less Selective

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

72%

National

69%
Sat

880 - 1100

22% of students submit

Admissions Yield

27%

ACT

18 - 24

91% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$45

Students

16,861Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,222

Part-Time

22
Male

45%

In-state

83%

Female

55%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

7%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
4% Management Information Systems and Services, Other4% Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4% Psychology, General88% Others

4% Management Information Systems and Services, Other

4% Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs

4% Psychology, General

88% Others

Management Information Systems and Services, Other

4%

164 Graduates

Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs

4%

161 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

159 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

139 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

3%

119 Graduates

Education, Other

3%

109 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition

3%

109 Graduates

Human Development and Family Studies, General

2%

91 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

828,808

Academic Spend per Student

$8,989

Full-time Retention Rate

77%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$31,500/Year

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

$31,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$31,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

48%