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Bowling Green State University-Firelands College: Narrative Description

BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-FIRELANDS COLLEGE C-8

One University Dr.
Huron, OH 44839-9791
Tel: (419)433-5560; Admissions: (419)433-5560; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.firelands.bgsu.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Bowling Green State University System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees (also offers some upper-level and graduate courses). Founded 1968. Setting: 216-acre rural campus with easy access to Cleveland and Toledo. Endowment: $1.2 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $3829 per student. Total enrollment: 1,827. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 447 applied, 97% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 18% from top quarter, 49% from top half. Full-time: 912 students, 68% women, 32% men. Part-time: 826 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 7% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 45% 25 or older, 21% transferred in. Retention: 42% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $3790 full-time, $177 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,750 full-time, $509 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $170 full-time, $10 per credit hour part-time, $85 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: Speech Activities Organization, Allied Health Club, student government, Intra-mural Club, Campus Fellowship. Major annual events: Beggars Banquet, Welcome Back Cookout, Recognition Banquet. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Fire-lands College Library with 38,658 books, 2,601 microform titles, 230 serials, 2,752 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $284,133. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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