Bowling Green State University, , Bowling Green, Ohio

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Bowling Green State University

Company Name: Bowling Green State University
Status: Active
State: Ohio
County: Wood
City/town: Bowling Green
Post: 43402
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
Date Approved:2005-03-02
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Review: Bowling Green State University, often referred to as Bowling Green or BGSU, is a public, coeducational research university located in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The institution was granted a charter in 1910 by the State of Ohio as part of the Lowry bill, which also established Kent State University. The 1,338-acre (5.41 km2) main academic and residential campus is located 22 miles (35 km) south of Toledo, Ohio in Bowling Green along I-75. In addition BGSU operates a satellite campus, known as BGSU Firelands, in Huron, Ohio 60 miles (97 km) east of the main campus. Fielding athletic teams known as Bowling Green Falcons, the university competes at the NCAA Division I level (NCAA Division I-A for football) as a member of the Mid-American Conference all sports except ice hockey, in which the university is a member of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. BGSU is one of only thirteen universities in the nation that plays Division I FBS football and Division I ice hockey. The official school and athletic colors are orange and brown. Bowling Green offers BGSU offers over 200 undergraduate programs, as well as various master's and doctoral degrees through eight academic colleges. The university has an enrollment of about 17,000 students, and an on-campus student population of 6,500 students. The majority of Bowling Green's students are from Ohio, with close to 90% of the total enrollment made up of in-state students. BGSU is home of the national literary journal Mid-American Review, which publishes new works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, and which also sponsors Winter Wheat and The Festival of Writing each November. The university offers a large number of extracurricular activities to its students, including athletics, honor societies, clubs and student organizations, as well as fraternities and sororities. Alumni and former students have gone on to prominent careers in government, business, science, medicine, education, sports, and entertainment.

Bowling Green State University, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 17,309
Undergraduate Population: 14,319
Percent Admitted: 89.0%
SAT Composite Range: 900-1130
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 45%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 55%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 10.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 3.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 78.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 84.9%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 15.1%

Bowling Green State University, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $9,704
Out of State Tuition: $17,012
Books and Supplies: $1,216
Total Annual Cost: $29,615

Bowling Green State University, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 93.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 61.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $60,678,703
Undergraduate Application Fee: $40

Bowling Green State University, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes
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