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Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
LOCATION AND SETTING
Bowling Green Population 31,384
Nearest Metropolitan Area Toledo
Environment Large town
Campus Size 1,338 acres
Weather
Temperature 14.9 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain 135 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 60 mile(s) from campus in Detroit
Nearest Bus Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Bowling Green
Nearest Train Station 25 mile(s) from campus in Toledo
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 42% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 58%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Freddie and Freida Falcon
School Colors Brown and orange
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x  
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Ice Hockey     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, basketball, football, golf, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities 11% of women participate
Fraternities 12% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus