Bowling Green State University-Firelands

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,800
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,834
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.85%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
2,085
48.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
11.4%
38 Graduates

About

Bowling Green State University-Firelands is a higher education institution located in Erie County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bowling Green State University-Firelands were .

In 2020, 352 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bowling Green State University-Firelands. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (276 degrees), 9.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is $4,800, which is $−3,180 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is $4,800, which is $−3,180 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,834.

In 2020, 36% of undergraduate students attending Bowling Green State University-Firelands received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,800
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bowling Green State University-Firelands was $4,800. The cost of tuition at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is $−3,180 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$12,834
2020 Value
1.15%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bowling Green State University-Firelands had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,834. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bowling Green State University-Firelands grew by 1.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,648
Room and Board
$727
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bowling Green State University-Firelands was of $10,648 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $727. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.21% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 20.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

36% of undergraduate students at Bowling Green State University-Firelands received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.7% with respect to 2019, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.85%
2018 Default Rate
316
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Bowling Green State University-Firelands was 6.85%, which represents 316 out of the 4615 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Bowling Green State University-Firelands has a total enrollment of 2,085 students. The full-time enrollment at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is 1,014 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,071. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bowling Green State University-Firelands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.9% White, 6.91% Hispanic or Latino, 6.28% Black or African American, 3.98% Two or More Races, 0.384% Asian, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.144% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Firelands in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.7%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bowling Green State University-Firelands, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,085 students. The full-time enrollment at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is 1,014 and the part-time enrollment is 1,071. This means that 48.6% of students enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bowling Green State University-Firelands was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Bowling Green State University-Firelands had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,665
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    144
  3. Black or African American
    131

The enrolled student population at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is 79.9% White, 6.91% Hispanic or Latino, 6.28% Black or African American, 3.98% Two or More Races, 0.384% Asian, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.144% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 46 students (2.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 110 more women than men received degrees from Bowling Green State University-Firelands. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is white (276 degrees awarded). There were 9.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bowling Green State University-Firelands, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (64 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (202 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are Police officers (126,775 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (121,146 people), Other managers (95,041 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (40,053 people), and Social workers, all other (39,592 people).

The most specialized majors at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are Engineering Technologies (64 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (202 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Human Sciences (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are Engineering Technologies (64 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (202 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Human Sciences (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are Justice, public order, & safety activities (307,922 people), Elementary & secondary schools (232,262 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (78,358 people), Computer Systems Design (74,876 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (71,076 people).

The most specialized majors at Bowling Green State University-Firelands are Engineering Technologies (64 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (202 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), and Human Sciences (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bowling Green State University-Firelands.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bowling Green State University-Firelands was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

121
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
231
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 121 degrees were awarded to men at Bowling Green State University-Firelands, which is 0.524 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (231).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Bowling Green State University-Firelands in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.697 times less than the 119 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 119 degrees were awarded to women at Bowling Green State University-Firelands in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.43 times more than the 83 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (16.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is Female and Hispanic or Latino (16.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    276 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is white (276 degrees awarded). There were 9.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

1.14% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    180 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    96 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bowling Green State University-Firelands is white female (180 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (96 degrees).

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