Bowling Green State University

#788 / #234
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#940
Most Desirable School
Public university in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States

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About Bowling Green State University

According to Wikipedia, Bowling Green State University is a public research university in Bowling Green, Ohio. The main academic and residential campus is south of Toledo, Ohio. The university has nationally recognized programs and research facilities in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. The institution was granted a charter in 1910 as a normal school, specializing in teacher training and education, as part of the Lowry Normal School Bill that authorized two new normal schools in the state of Ohio. It is a part of University System of Ohio. Over the university's history, it developed from a small rural normal school into a comprehensive public research university.

Bowling Green State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
17,341 75% 62% 990 21

How Much Does Bowling Green State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$9,463 $2,110

How Much Do Bowling Green State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Bowling Green State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $45,300 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Bowling Green State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
16,265 14,297 1,968

Where is Bowling Green State University?

Bowling Green State University is located at 220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green OH 43403

How Safe is Bowling Green State University?

Bowling Green has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Bowling Green State University Known For?

Bowling Green State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Bowling Green State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Bowling Green State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Bowling Green State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Sociology, and Philosophy. Here are some of Bowling Green State University's most famous alumni:

William Julius Wilson
An American sociologist.
James Baldwin
James Baldwin
An American writer.
William Easterly
William Easterly
An American economist and author.
Tim Conway
Tim Conway
An American stand-up comedian .
Shantanu Narayen
Shantanu Narayen
An Indian American business executive and CEO of Adobe.
Arnold Rampersad
An American academic.
Russell Barkley
An American psychologist and author.
James Pickens Jr.
James Pickens Jr.
An American profesor.
Carolyn Forché
Carolyn Forché
An American writer.
Scott Hamilton
Scott Hamilton
An American figure skater.
Jennifer Crusie
An American writer.
James Purdy
James Purdy
A Writer.

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