The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

Bowling Green State University is a premier learning community, committed to student success, lifelong personal and career growth and engaged learning. BGSU provides exceptional educational opportunities inside and outside the classroom that prepare students for lifelong intellectual growth, career development, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. Through academic, research, public and private partnerships, BGSU students enrich their classroom learning with real-world experiences such as service learning, coops, practicums and internships, education abroad, fieldwork, undergraduate research, and community involvement. BGSU emphasizes discovery, creativity, real-world experiences, achievement, collaboration and a culture of respect in a welcoming, supportive community.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 3,865

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53%
12%
3%
8%
24%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
50%
9%
8%
11%
22%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
34%
5%
26%
15%
20%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 0% 0% 2% 34% 50% 53%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 0% 0% 2% 34% 50% 53%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 3% 4%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 5% 9% 12%
Enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 97% 72% 60% 26% 8% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 11% 9% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 9% 8% 6% 5% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 17% 19% 15% 11% 8%
Current Status Unknown 2% 11% 19% 20% 22% 24%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 584

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67%
12%
1%
6%
14%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
59%
9%
9%
8%
15%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
13%
2%
66%
10%
9%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 1% 13% 42% 59% 64% 66%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
= Total Graduated from Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 1% 13% 42% 59% 64% 67%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 6% 6%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 3% 4% 5% 6%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 2% 5% 9% 11% 12%
Enrolled at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus 95% 66% 30% 9% 3% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 5% 4% 3% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 6% 4% 3% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 10% 11% 8% 6% 6%
Current Status Unknown 3% 9% 12% 15% 16% 14%