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Bowling Green State University-Firelands Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Bowling Green State University-Firelands ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Bowling Green State University-Firelands Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bowling Green State University-Firelands was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

BGSU-Firelands was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BGSU-Firelands?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Bowling Green State University-Firelands since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Bowling Green State University-Firelands Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Bowling Green State University-Firelands, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bowling Green State University-Firelands

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Bowling Green State University-Firelands this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at BGSU-Firelands

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,970 undergraduates at BGSU-Firelands with 936 being full-time and 1,034 being part-time.

BGSU-Firelands Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for BGSU-Firelands is 27.33 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  27.33 out of 100
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How Much Does Bowling Green State University-Firelands Cost?

The overall average net price of BGSU-Firelands is $12,750. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for BGSU-Firelands

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,610 $11,067 $13,820 $15,309 $15,633

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of BGSU-Firelands, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BGSU-Firelands, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $6,136 a year. That adds up to $24,544 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BGSU-Firelands is 8.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do BGSU-Firelands Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BGSU-Firelands make around $40,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Bowling Green State University-Firelands

Located in Huron, Ohio, Bowling Green State University-Firelands is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Location of Bowling Green State University-Firelands

Contact details for BGSU-Firelands are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Drive, Huron, OH 44839-9791
Phone: 419-372-5526

Bowling Green State University-Firelands Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Bowling Green State University-Firelands along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at BGSU-Firelands

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,031 students took at least one online class at Bowling Green State University-Firelands. This is an increase from the 679 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,031 195
2016-2017 679 181
2015-2016 713 175
2014-2015 769 168
2013-2014 687 148

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