50 States, 50 Colleges: Ohio

College in the Spotlight: Bowling Green State University

Location: Bowling Green, Ohio

Size: 19,000 students

Fast Facts:

  • The university offers over 200 undergraduate majors and programs.
  • Not sure what to major in? Their Pre-Major Advising program assists you in exploring different subjects, helps with making a class schedule, and guides you in understanding your interests.  The purpose is to help you achieve your goals and be successful while at the school.
  • The student union has a movie theater, computer lab, Starbucks, Panda Express, a pub and bistro, Jambo Juice, and more!
Source: choose.bgsu.edu

Source: choose.bgsu.edu

  • The school is only an hour away from Cedar Point, The roller coaster capital of the world!
  • The official university seal holds a few traditions.  The first is that you will soon be married if you stand on the seal at midnight and kiss your significant other.  Also, If you don’t want to break up with your significant other, don’t walk on opposite sides of the seal and not hold hands.  Finally, make sure you always pass the seal on the right.  You will fail your next test if you stay on the left.
Source: college-graduation-announcements.signaturea.com

Source: college-graduation-announcements.signaturea.com

  • They are a NCAA Division 1 school with 18 intercollegiate teams for men and women.  Go Falcons!
  • Last year, about 8,700 students took part in service-learning and/or community service opportunities.

Go to www.bgsu.edu for more information!

 

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