The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • BGSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,562) than WMU ($16,041).
  • It is harder to admit to BGSU than WMU.
  • WMU has a higher submitted SAT score (990) than BGSU (990).
  • WMU has higher submitted ACT score (22) than BGSU (22).
  • WMU has more students with 22,562 students while BGSU has 17,540 students.
  • WMU has more full-time faculties with 871 faculties while BGSU has 744 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and Western Michigan University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
BGSUWMU
BGSUvs.WMU
Bowling Green, OhioLocationKalamazoo, Michigan
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$11,573
Out-Of-State$19,562
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,017
Out-Of-State$16,041
71% ($7,502)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($7,960)
$7,502Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,960
73.20 %Acceptance Rates82.32 %
29.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.07 %
990SAT Score1,105
22ACT Score23
61 %Graduation Rate57 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
77 %Retention Rate80 %
17,540Student Population22,562
744Number of Faculties871
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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