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Bowling Green Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Bowling Green Colleges and Schools

If taking a boat ride through Lost River Cave doesn't thrill you, then maybe watching the races at Beech Bend Raceway or hitting a farmers market full of fresh foods will. The truth is that Bowling Green, Kentucky is full of recreational, historical and even railroad and train attractions, any of which can pique the interest of a college student or someone planning a new career. In fact, students attending Bowling Green colleges and schools can find plenty to do in Bowling Green, which also happens to be the third largest city in the state.

Colleges in Bowling Green, Kentucky

  • Western Kentucky University: Students enrolled at WKU have the chance to pursue education in disciplines such as business, education, journalism, engineering, and more, but also to study abroad in England or to participate in a semester at sea. The school has its own Honors College, as well as Greek life, athletic programs and even distance learning. It also promotes civic engagement and community outreach.
  • Bowling Green State University: This school not only has students enrolled from across the U.S. but also from many different countries -- about 70 in all! It offers undergraduate and graduate programming in areas like business administration, education, musical arts, engineering and more and includes men's and women's athletics in areas like basketball, cross country, golf, and soccer. The school has even developed a "Climate Action Plan" to reach carbon-neutrality on campus by 2040.
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College: Diploma, certificate and associate degree programs are available at this college, also known as SKYCTC, which has six campuses in Kentucky including one in Bowling Green. The school offers a Learning Center to help with writing or math, has a Student Success Center to help in goal achievement and provides financial literacy programming to help students discover ways to work on graduating debt-free.
  • Daymar College: A variety of career-focused programs are available at this school including in accounting, criminal justice, pharmacy technology and more. Diploma and degree programs are available as well as Career Services workshops. There is is an emphasis on small class sizes. If you need to know more about what's happening on campus, just download the school's app.

Fun Facts about Colleges in Bowling Green, Kentucky

  • WKU is home to the 'hilltoppers' -- because the school is located on the top of a hill.
  • A turn in sports? BGSU actually offers more athletics for female students than male students.
  • SKYCTC has a Movie Club.

Sources:

  1. About BGSU, Bowling Green State University, https://www.bgsu.edu/about.html
  2. About SKYCTC, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, http://southcentral.kctcs.edu/About_Us
  3. About WKU, Western Kentucky University, https://www.wku.edu/about/
  4. Daymar College in Bowling Green, Daymar College, http://www.daymarcollege.edu/locations/kentucky/bowling-green
  5. Visit BGKY, Bowling Green Kentucky, http://www.visitbgky.com/

Featured Colleges in the Bowling Green Area (QuickSchools™)

 
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Bowling Green Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Construction trades, Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 3962
  • In-State Tuition: 3528
  • Out-of-State tuition: 12360

Daymar College-Bowling Green
2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr.
Bowling Green, KY

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Legal professions and studies, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 240
  • In-State Tuition: 17000
  • Out-of-State tuition: 17000

PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green
1901 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 282

Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology
1059 Shive Lane
Bowling Green, KY

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 55

Ross Medical Education Center-Bowling Green
1751 Scottsville Rd Ste 1
Bowling Green, KY

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 108

Colleges in Bowling Green with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 20063
  • In-State Tuition: 9482
  • Out-of-State tuition: 24132

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green, OH

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 16908
  • In-State Tuition: 9096
  • Out-of-State tuition: 16632
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