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 Bowling Green State University-Firelands

Bowling Green State University-Firelands - Huron, OH

One University Drive, Huron, Ohio 44839-9791

General information:(419)433-5560
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:No
Student population:2,409( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:20 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Small
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $4,228 $4,528 $4,686 -3%
Out-of-state $11,536 $11,836 $11,994 -1%
Books and supplies $1,216 $1,216 $1,140 7%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,428 $7,610 $6,390 16%
Other $4,182 $4,964 $3,882 22%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,570 $5,449 $4,800 14%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $5,444 $5,744 $5,826 0%
Off Campus $17,054 $18,318 $16,098 13%
Off Campus with Family $10,014 $11,193 $10,626 10%
On Campus $12,752 $13,052 $13,134 0%
Off Campus $24,362 $25,626 $23,406 9%
Off Campus with Family $17,322 $18,501 $17,934 6%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $4,458
In-state fees $228
Out-of-state tuition $11,766
Out-of-state fees $228
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 334 90% --
Grant or scholarship aid 276 75% $1,194,431 $4,328
Federal grants 250 68% $1,127,331 $4,509
Pell grants 250 68% $1,030,159 $4,121
Other federal grants 95 26% $97,172 $1,023
State/local government grant or scholarships 1 0% $5,448 $5,448
Institutional grants or scholarships 45 12% $61,652 $1,370
Student loan aid 269 73% $1,686,220 $6,268
Federal student loans 269 73% $1,680,438 $6,247
Other student loans 1 0% $5,782 $5,782
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,396 55% $6,095,189 $4,366
Pell grants 1,262 50% $4,956,296 $3,927
Federal student loans 1,398 56% $10,712,608 $7,663


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $9,640 $9,927 $10,763
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $8,093 $8,959 $10,185
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,322 $10,029 $10,152
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,744 $12,242 $12,931
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,834 $13,500 $14,740
$110,001 and more $13,798 $13,596 $14,655

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


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Fall 2011
Total enrollment 2,409
Undergraduate enrollment 2,409
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 155
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$45

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 38 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

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Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations00 2
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
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Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 000
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

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Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping1-
Accounting and Related Services, Other-2
Business Administration and Management, General-1
Business/Commerce, General9-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry-1
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-2
Management Information Systems and Services, Other-0
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Category total146
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications7-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other1-
Category total8-
Education Colleges
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching10-
Category total10-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology1-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other2-
Industrial Technology/Technician0-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician0-
Category total5-
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Family and Community Services10-
Category total10-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other14-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist0-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist21-
Category total51-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies10-
Category total10-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Category total96-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Design and Visual Communications, General0-
Category total0-
Grand total16