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Bowling Green State University - Firelands Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Bowling Green State University - Firelands? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors BGSU-Firelands offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bowling Green State University - Firelands Ranked?

2023 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 43 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, BGSU-Firelands is ranked #2,023 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

BGSU-Firelands is also ranked #83 out of 96 schools in Ohio.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BGSU-Firelands?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Bowling Green State University - Firelands has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Bowling Green State University - Firelands Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bowling Green State University - Firelands is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100
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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 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100
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Bowling Green State University - Firelands Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,085 undergraduates at BGSU-Firelands with 1,014 being full-time and 1,071 being part-time.

How Much Does Bowling Green State University - Firelands Cost?

The overall average net price of BGSU-Firelands is $14,502. 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 +
$12,239 $12,572 $15,475 $17,528 $17,735

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At BGSU-Firelands, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $6,785 a year. That adds up to $27,140 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BGSU-Firelands is 6.8%. 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 $45,560 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future BGSU-Firelands graduates since it is 7% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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Location of Bowling Green State University - Firelands

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

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Contact details for BGSU-Firelands are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Drive, Huron, OH 44839-9791
Phone: 419-372-5526
Website: https://www.firelands.bgsu.edu/

Bowling Green State University - Firelands Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Engineering Technology (Other) 9 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 NA
General Business/Commerce 0 NA
Management Information Systems 0 NA
Graphic Communications 0 NA
Computer Systems Networking 0 NA
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,362 students took at least one online class at Bowling Green State University - Firelands. This is an increase from the 1,045 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,362 319
2018-2019 1,045 236
2017-2018 1,031 195
2016-2017 679 181
2015-2016 713 175

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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