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BGSU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the BGSU student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Bowling Green State University - Main Campus <nil> diversity report are below.

BGSU Student Population

18,142 Total Students
12,483 Undergraduates
1,464 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Bowling Green State University - Main Campus?

BGSU total enrollment is approximately 18,142 students. 12,483 are undergraduates and 1,464 are graduate students.

BGSU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time BGSU undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BGSU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,962
Black or African American 955
Hispanic 516
Multi-Ethnic 424
Unknown 286
International 155
Asian 154
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

BGSU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 56% of full-time grad students are women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BGSU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 971
International 249
Hispanic 79
Black or African American 70
Multi-Ethnic 43
Unknown 26
Asian 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

BGSU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 14,151
Black or African American 1,245
Hispanic 785
International 683
Multi-Ethnic 579
Unknown 419
Asian 239
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,045
Black or African American 95
Asian 88
Multi-Ethnic 12
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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BGSU Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 10,368 female students and 7,774 male students at BGSU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of BGSU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.34 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about BGSU faculty.

There are approximately 1,329 female teachers and 1,073 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

11.87% Out of State
1.16% Out of the Country

BGSU ranks 974 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

11.87% of BGSU students come from out of state, and 1.16% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  55 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 31 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Ohio 3,086
Michigan 163
Illinois 57
Pennsylvania 43
Indiana 28

International Students at BGSU

Students from 84 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at BGSU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
64.74% 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  72.89 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BGSU, 64.74% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,927
20-21 5,310
22-24 2,751
25-29 1,230
35 and over 897
30-34 559
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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