Primarily established in 1910 as an institution that educates teachers, the Bowling Green State University is the 14th largest producer of teachers in the country. Its main campus occupies an in-town residential in a park-like setting in Bowling Green, Ohio. It has another campus called the Firelands Campus located in Huron, Ohio. The main campus is within easy driving distance of major Midwest cities and the Toledo Airport.
More than 18,000 students are presently enrolled in the main campus with a student/faculty ratio of 20:1. Students come from 50 states and at least 70 countries. Eighty percent of its 830 full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their respective fields.
Bowling Green State University – Main Campus offers its more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 13 master’s degree programs, 2 specialist degree programs and 14 doctoral degree programs through its seven colleges. These are the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education and Human Development, Graduate College, College of Health and Human Service, College of Musical Arts and the College of Technology. The 1,338 acre campus houses 116 buildings to support the various educational, residential and recreational requirements of the student body. The university follows the semester system with a multiple summer sessions.
Annual education cost for Ohio undergraduate students is estimated to be $ 17,000.00 including tuition, fees, room and meals. For the same inclusive items, non-resident undergraduate students are charged an estimated cost of $ 24,000.00. Resident graduate students pay about $ 11,500.00 while non-resident graduate students pay about $ 19,000.00. More than 6,000 students live in the 15 residence halls and 31 small-group residences offered by the main campus. There are at least 30 instructional computing lab facilities that can be found across the university grounds.