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
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1910

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
July 15 application deadline
53.4% accepted

2014-2015 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
1% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$18,034 Tuition and Fees

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Specialties

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School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

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

Majors Offered

Communications technologies/technicians and support services, other, Computer and information sciences, general, Computer programming/programmer, general, Computer systems networking and telecommunications, 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, Instrumentation technology/technician, Environmental engineering technology/environmental technology, Industrial technology/technician, Manufacturing engineering 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 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, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, Latin language and literature, 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, Humanities/humanistic studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, other, 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, Science technologies/technicians, 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, Health information/medical records technology/technician, Emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic), Medical radiologic technology/science - radiation therapist, Respiratory care therapy/therapist, 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, Accounting technology/technician and bookkeeping, 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, English/language arts 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, Social studies teacher education, Technical teacher education, Drama and dance teacher education, French language teacher education, Speech teacher education, Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas, other, Education, other, Operations research, Engineering, other, Electrical, electronic and communications engineering technology/technician, Industrial technology/technician, Quality control technology/technician, Aeronautical/aerospace engineering technology/technician, Chinese language and literature, Russian language and literature, German language and literature, Italian language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, Latin language and literature, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general, Foods, nutrition, and wellness studies, general, Human development and family studies, general, Pre-law studies, English language and literature, general, Rhetoric and composition, Biology/biological sciences, general, Neuroscience, Mathematics, general, Statistics, general, Environmental studies, Natural resources management and policy, Gerontology, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Parks, recreation and leisure studies, Health and physical education/fitness, other, Philosophy, Physical sciences, Astronomy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Paleontology, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Economics, general, Geography, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Social sciences, other, African studies, American/united states studies/civilization, Asian studies/civilization, Latin american studies, Japanese studies, Hispanic-american, puerto rican, and mexican-american/chicano studies, Women's studies, Ethnic, cultural minority, gender, and group studies, other, Design and visual communications, general, Commercial and advertising art, Fashion/apparel design, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/cinema/video studies, Documentary production, Art/art studies, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Music, other, Audiology/audiologist and speech-language pathology/pathologist, Athletic training/trainer, Pre-dentistry studies, Pre-medicine/pre-medical studies, Public health, general, Environmental health, Community health and preventive medicine, Business/commerce, general, Business administration and management, general, Operations management and supervision, Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies, Finance, general, International business/trade/commerce, Management information systems, general, Marketing, other, Sales, distribution, and marketing operations, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Mass communication/media studies, Journalism, Radio and television, Communication, journalism, and related programs, other

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 14,099
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 12,901
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 796

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, jazz band, international student organization, 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 scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, 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 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 12 11 15
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 2
Aggravated assault 0 0 2
Burglary 45 55 26
Motor vehicle theft 0 3 1
Arson 13 13 3
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 11 10 11
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 32 46 16
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 11 12 3
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
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 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 120 119 102
Liquor law violations 108 112 76
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 67 55 62
Liquor law violations 44 44 29
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

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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.