Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Bowling Green, OH
Bowling Green State University  -  Main Campus

Brief Description

Toledo. The city has a population of 30,028 based on the 2010 census. The city has a very rural feel with mostly small businesses. The people are generally considered blue collar. Since 1967, Bowling Green has been hosting the National Tractor Pulling Championships.

Bowling Green State is comprised of eight academic colleges. They offer over 200 undergraduate degree programs as well as master's and doctorate programs. The university does extensive research is the areas of Psychology, Sociology, Energy and Human Development. The College of Education and Human Development offers a very highly regarded teaching program. Bowling Green was the very first public university to offer a PhD program in photochemical science.

The Bowling Green Falcons are members of the Mid-American Conference in Division I of the NCAA. They support a total of 17 sports programs for men and women. The school is one of only 12 Division I schools to offer football, basketball (men's and women's) and hockey. The most successful programs are the men's football programs which has qualified for a BCS Bowl game twice in the last six years and the women's basketball program which won several conference championships in the last nine years.

An active campus life is provided for the approximately 6,000 students who live on campus in the 14 University residence halls within 9 residential complexes. There are approximated 40 chapters of fraternities and sororities located on the grounds. The school has approximately 300 student groups covering various areas like sports, hobbies and academics.

Bowling Green has a prominent group of alumni that includes James Baldwin (famous author/poet), Bernie Casey (NFL player, actor), Orel Hershiser (former MLB player), Scott Hamilton (Olympic gold medalist in figure skating) and Nate Thurmond (seven-time NBA All-Star).

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 15494

Total institution enrollment: 18096

School type: 4-year public

School classification: Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award at least ten doctoral degrees/1 per year across three or more disciplines,2 or at least 20 doctoral degrees per year overall.

Campus Location

Main Address

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus
220 Mcfall Ctr
Bowling Green, OH 43403


(419) 372-2531


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 43%

Female undergraduate population: 57%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's, Doctor's

Accounting And Finance
Aircraft Pilot And Navigator Professional
American Studies / Civilization
Architectural Environmental Design
Art History Criticism And Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy
Arts And Design
Asian Studies
Athletic Training And Sports Medicine
Aviation Management
Biology General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration And Management
Business General
Business Information And Data Processing
Business Statistics
Business Teacher Education Vocational
Ceramics Arts And Ceramics
Chemistry General
Chemistry Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Child Growth Care And Development Studies
Classics And Classical Languages And Literature
College / Postsecondary Student Counseling
Communication Disorders General
Communications General
Communications Other
Computer And Information Sciences General
Computer Teacher Education
Construction / Building Technology / Technician
Counselor Education / Counseling And Guidance
Crafts Folk Art And Artisanry
Criminal Justice General
Design And Visual Communications
Dietetics / Human Nutritional Services
Drama / Theater Arts General
Drama And Dance Teacher Education
Economics General
Education Administration And Supervision
Education Of The Deaf And Hearing Impair
Education Of The Mentally Handicapped
Education Of The Multiple Handicapped
Education Of The Specific Learning Disability
Electrical Electronic / Communications Engineer
Elementary Teacher Education
English Creative Writing
English Language And Literature General
English Teacher Education
English Technical And Business Writing
Environmental Health
Ethnic And Cultural Studies Other
Family And Marriage Counseling
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fiber Textile And Weaving Arts
Film / Cinema Studies
Finance General
Fine Arts And Art Studies Other
Foods And Nutrition Science
Foods And Nutrition Studies General
Foreign Languages Teacher Education
French Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
Health And Physical Education / Fitness
Health Professions And Related Sciences
Health System / Health Services Administration
Health Teacher Education
Higher Education Administration
History General
History Teacher Education
Home Economics Teacher Education
Hospitality Administration / Management
Human Resources Management
Individual And Family Development Studie
Individual And Family Development Studie
Industrial Manufacturing Technology / Technician
Interior Architecture
International Business
International Relations And Affairs
Journalism And Mass Communication Other
Labor / Personnel Relations And Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Logistics And Materials Management
Management Information Systems And Business Data
Marketing Management And Research Other
Marketing Operations / Distribution Teac
Mass Communications
Mathematical Statistics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mechanical Engineering / Mechanical Technician
Medical Technology
Metal And Jewelry Arts
Miscellaneous Biological Specializations
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Other
Music Conducting
Music General
Music General Performance
Music History And Literature
Music Other
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory And Composition
Natural Resources Management And Policy
Nursing Rn Training
Office Supervision And Management
Operations Management And Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks Recreation And Leisure Studies
Philosophy And Religion
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Physical Therapy General
Physics General
Piano And Organ Performance
Political Science And Government General
Pre Elementary Early Childhood Kindergarten
Pre Law Studies
Psychology General
Public Administration
Public Relations
Reading Teacher Education
Russian Language And Literature
School Psychology
Science Teacher Education General
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language And Literature
Special Education General
Special Education Other
Speech And Rhetorical Studies
Speech Teacher Education
Sport And Fitness Administration / Management
Teacher Education Specific Programs Other
Technical Teacher Education Vocational
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
Voice And Choral / Opera Performance
Women Studies