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Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance In-state: $24,100
Out-of-state: $31,636
Tuition and Fees In-state: $10,796
Out-of-state: $18,332
Room and Board $8,690
 
Books and Supplies $1,010
Other Expenses $3,604
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail sfa@bgnet.bgsu.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003018
Free
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 3,208 (91.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 2,404 (74.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 2,372 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 363 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 81%
Average Award $13,820
  Need-Based Gift Received by 2,090 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,597
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 1,884 (79.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,308
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 264 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 777 (22.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,894
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 10,767 (82.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 8,548 (79.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 8,404 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 1,227 (14.6%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 80%
Average Award $14,013
  Need-Based Gift Received by 6,983 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,920
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 6,972 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,046
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 763 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 2,636 (20.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,186
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 77%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $30,801
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 17.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 4.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans Available
Other Loans College/university loans, Alternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Leadership
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,220