Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

Bowling Green, OH 43403

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is one of the 36 public 4-year colleges in Ohio. Its campus is medium in size and located in the town of Bowling Green. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,344 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,575 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 77%).

Every year 53% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $9,096, and fees were $1,961. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,632 and $1,961 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 8 43
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1916 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/25/1999 - Current

Admission

73%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT990 to 1230
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $45
Graduates $45

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$379/credit
In State Students$379/credit
Out of State Students$693/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$435/credit
In State Students$435/credit
Out of State Students$749/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $17,055 $17,055 $31,185
ADN 70 $26,530 $26,530 $48,510
BSN 125 $47,375 $47,375 $86,625
FNP 50 $21,750 $21,750 $37,450
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Bowling Green State University-Main Campus's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 30% $4,156
Other Federal Grant 4% $1,689
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,766
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 66% $5,400
Federal Student Loans 68% $5,762
Private Loans 10% $11,731

$17,877

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,311
$30,001 to $48,000$16,251
$48,001 to $75,000$19,050
$75,001 to $110,000$20,851
Over $110,000$21,167

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Student Population

14,680

Undergrads

2,677

Graduates

9,849

Women

7,508

Men

83%

Full-time

17%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
76%
Black/African American
8%
Non-resident alien
5%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Discussion


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.

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