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Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH
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Bowling Green State University, located in rural Bowling Green, OH, offers students plenty to do on its 1,338 acre campus with numerous clubs and a thriving Greek life. This public institution, founded in 1910, has many unique buildings including the music building which looks like a grand piano from above and the recreation center with looks like the school’s falcon mascot from above. Student athletes can either play recreational sports or play on the varsity teams.

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110 McFall Center
Bowling Green, OH 43403

2014-2015 Tuition

$18,034 Tuition and Fees

Students

14477 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

July 15 application deadline
72.5% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1910

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager, Education, General, Educational/Instructional Technology, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs, Special Education and Teaching, Other, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, College Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Technical Teacher Education, Computer Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Speech Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Education, Other, Operations Research, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology, Industrial Technology/Technician, Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other, Quality Control Technology/Technician, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician, Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Adult Development and Aging, Family Systems, Child Development, Family and Community Services, Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other, Apparel and Textiles, General, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology, Parasitology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management and Policy, Natural Resources and Conservation, Other, Gerontology, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Religious/Sacred Music, Environmental Design/Architecture, Interior Architecture, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Seismology, Paleontology, Physics, General, Physical Sciences, Other, Psychology, General, Corrections, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Criminal Justice/Police Science, Fire Services Administration, Public Administration, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Economics, General, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry, Design and Visual Communications, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Fashion/Apparel Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Photography, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts, Metal and Jewelry Arts, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music, General, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Keyboard Instruments, Voice and Opera, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Environmental Health, Art Therapy/Therapist, Physical Therapy/Therapist, Dietetics/Dietitian, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, Office Management and Supervision, Operations Management and Supervision, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Accounting, Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Tourism and Travel Services Management, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Labor and Industrial Relations, Organizational Behavior Studies, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Actuarial Science, Marketing Research, Marketing, Other, Real Estate, Insurance, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, Retailing and Retail Operations, Fashion Merchandising, Tourism Promotion Operations, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Other, Radio and Television, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Educational/Instructional Technology, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, Driver and Safety Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Education, Other, Operations Research, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Industrial Technology/Technician, Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician, Linguistics, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Adult Development and Aging, Child Development, Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Air Force ROTC, Air Science and Operations, Other, Army ROTC, Military Science and Operations, Other, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Management and Policy, Biological and Physical Sciences, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Astronomy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Paleontology, Physics, General, Materials Science, Physical Sciences, Other, Psychology, General, Demography and Population Studies, Economics, General, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies, Latin American Studies, Canadian Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Women's Studies, Folklore Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Commercial and Advertising Art, Fashion/Apparel Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Cinematography and Film/Video Production, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music Technology, Music, Other, Fine and Studio Arts Management, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Public Health, General, Environmental Health, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping, Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Marketing, Other, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Broadcast Journalism, Radio and Television, Technical and Scientific Communication, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 14,477
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 13,329
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 832
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: cross country
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 12 9
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 0
Burglary 67 45 55
Motor vehicle theft 2 0 3
Arson 2 13 13
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 11 7
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 0
Burglary 58 32 46
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 11 12
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 54 120 119
Liquor law violations 83 108 112
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 27 67 55
Liquor law violations 37 44 44
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.