Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is a public four-year institution located in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA, about south of Toledo, Ohio on I-75. The institution was granted a charter in 1910 by the State of Ohio as part of the Lowry bill, which also established Kent State University. For the 2007–2008 academic year BGSU has a student body of around 23,000, of which 3,000 are graduate students.
east of the main campus. Although the majority of students attend classes on BGSU's main campus per academic year, 85% of Bowling Green's total enrollment is made up of in-state students from Ohio. Out-of-state students come from all 50 US states and 70 countries attend classes on BGSU's main campus per academic year.