Bowling Green State University offers a transforming and defining educational experience for its diverse community of 21,000-plus students. Known for "outstanding examples of academic programs believed to lead to student success," the University has been cited repeatedly in U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges for exceptional first-year programs and residential living/learning communities. BGSU pairs its signature values exploration program with academic learning to prepare graduates to go out into the world as critical thinkers, skilled communicators and ethical leaders in all areas of study.
The University is an international leader with such top-caliber programs as supply chain management, digital media and photochemical sciences. BGSU is the 14th largest producer of teachers in the country and is the only Ohio university with "glass" pilot training that allows students to use digital instrumentation in a glass cockpit aircraft. The arts take a front-row seat at BGSU where more than 400 cultural events are featured on campus each year and plans are underway to bring together dance, music, theatre and digital arts under one roof in a new state-of-the-art collaborative arts center. More than 900 full-time faculty members devote their energies to teaching, research and working closely with students. Their reputations as scholars, authors and teachers complement the faculty's role as people who care about students and the future of the University.