BGSU Firelands is a regional campus and one of eight colleges of Bowling Green State University. Offering 15 associate degrees, nine complete bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degree programs, and a variety of one-year certificate programs and training opportunities, BGSU Firelands puts education within reach for all community members. Located in Huron, Ohio, the scenic regional campus offers the advantages of a personalized education with the resources of a much-larger university.
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College goals vary from person to person, but Bowling Green State University Firelands College offers outstanding educational opportunities for those who seek either an associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or the general education courses that will easily transfer to other institutions. Starting your college career at BGSU Firelands has many benefits:
Cost effective. Not only can students save money by avoiding the costs of campus housing at a larger residential college, but tuition at BGSU Firelands is half of the cost of most four-year institutions in Ohio. Full-time tuition at BGSU Firelands is only $2,465.40 per semester.
Personalized attention. Larger colleges and universities can be overwhelming and a student will get “lost in the crowd.” With a 20:1 student to faculty ration, BGSU Firelands faculty and staff take a personal interest in assuring the success of each and every student. BGSU Firelands provides a welcoming environment for students who are transitioning from high school into college or for those who are entering college as nontraditional students.
Degree options. BGSU Firelands offers 15 associate degree programs with 22 areas of specialty and nine bachelor’s degrees that can be fully completed on the Huron campus. We also offer flexibility through day and evening courses.
Credits transfer. Credit earned at BGSU Firelands transfers to more than 200 programs on the Bowling Green campus and most other colleges and universities. Students can economically gain credit hours or earn an associate degree at BGSU Firelands and then pursue further education at the Bowling Green campus or another institution.
Increased earnings. A college degree will improve lifetime earnings. Lifetime earnings of individuals with an associate degree are on the average 33% higher than people with only a high school diploma. Lifetime earnings of individuals with bachelor’s degrees are on the average 75% higher than people with only a high school diploma.
Increased employment opportunities too. Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics demonstrates that the unemployment rate for those with an associate degree is 27% lower than those with only a high school diploma. Bachelor’s degree holders have an unemployment rate of 49% lower than those with only a high school diploma.
August 24 thru December 18, 2015 - Fall Semester
September 7, 2015 - LABOR DAY, NO CLASSES*
October 12 thru 13, 2015 - FALL BREAK, NO CLASSES
November 11, 2015 - VETERANS DAY, NO CLASSES*
November 25 thru 27, 2015 - THANKSGIVING BREAK/HOLIDAY
December 11, 2015 - Last Day of Classes
December 14 thru 18, 2015 - Exam Week
December 18, 2015 - BGSU Fall Grad/Undergrad/Firelands Commencement
December 19, 2015 - BGSU Fall Undergraduate Commencement