Bowling Green State University - Firelands

BGSU-Firelands Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at BGSU-Firelands? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. See how Bowling Green State University - Firelands fared in our 2021 diversity report.

BGSU-Firelands Student Population

2,167 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Bowling Green State University - Firelands?

BGSU-Firelands total enrollment is approximately 2,167 students.

BGSU-Firelands Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time BGSU-Firelands undergraduate population is made up of 64% women, and 36% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BGSU-Firelands Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 687
Black or African American 127
Hispanic 77
Multi-Ethnic 46
Unknown 16
Asian 11
International 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

BGSU-Firelands achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,554 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2554 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  27.33 out of 100
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A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does BGSU-Firelands Diversity Compare to National Averages?


BGSU-Firelands is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

BGSU-Firelands is ranked 2,529 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2529 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  33.28 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

BGSU-Firelands Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,707
Black or African American 156
Hispanic 140
Multi-Ethnic 80
Unknown 52
Asian 18
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
International 2

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

BGSU-Firelands ranks 2,647 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2647 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  30.17 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,385 female students and 782 male students at BGSU-Firelands.

Learn more about international students at BGSU-Firelands.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
38.38% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  75.87 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BGSU-Firelands, 38.38% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 552
20-21 204
22-24 187
35 and over 148
25-29 120
30-34 53
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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