Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Is BGSU a Good School for the Money?

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Value Report

What is a BGSU degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares BGSU with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Ohio, BGSU Offers Average Quality at a Great Price.

Top 10% Ohio Value
Top 50% Ohio Quality

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus is ranked #39 out of #80 in Ohio for quality and #6 out of #62 for Ohio value.

This makes it average quality for a very good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  6 out of 62
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  90.32 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the BGSU financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 25% National Value
Average National Quality

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus is ranked #304 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus is priced competitvely when compared to other colleges of similar quality. Based on this information we believe it is a good price for the type of education provided.

National Value Ranking  304 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  79.35 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Albright College $66,931 A
Louisiana Tech University $84,731 A
Lyon College $88,316 A
Regent University $105,983 A-
Bowling Green State University - Main Campus $111,189 B+
Anderson University South Carolina $120,285 B
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus $125,493 C+
Virginia Wesleyan University $125,616 C+
University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne $126,807 C+
Hiram College $148,986 F
The University of Texas at Arlington $164,079 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $111,189 for a BGSU Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from BGSU will cost you about $111,189. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $25,502 and a typical 4.36 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $25,502
Average Years to Graduate 4.36
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $111,189

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average BGSU net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on BGSU cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$77,107 In-State With Aid
$134,414 Avg Cost No Aid
4.36 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how BGSU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $134,414 #194 A
All Students $111,189 #304 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $101,706 #338 B+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $109,815 #6 A
All Students $86,594 #6 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $77,107 #7 A

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Ohio.

About 95% of BGSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what BGSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average BGSU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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