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Bowling Green State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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The Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Dual accreditation is achieved by only 1 percent of business schools worldwide.


BGSU has received praise for its quality and affordability from Business Insider

BGSU’s Schmidthorst College of Business has been listed among the Princeton Review’s top business schools for 11 consecutive years

The only Ohio institution with Quality Matters Online Learner Support Certification

Ranked #1 among Ohio public universities for boosting graduates’ earnings 10 years after college by The Economist (2018)

Ranked #2 in the U.S. and #1 in the Midwest for veterans and active military students by Military Times in their 2023 “Best for Vets: Colleges” category

BGSU’s Schmidthorst College of Business has been praised for its quality by both U.S. News & World Report and Military Times

Ranked among the “Top Business Schools” for undergrads by Poets & Quants (2021)

Ranked among the nation's best universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

Designated a “Best Business School” in the Midwest "for 13 consecutive years (The Princeton Review, 2023)"

Ranked among the nation’s best universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2021)

"BGSU's Online MBA is ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs," by U.S. News & World Report"

Ranked #2 among the “Best for Vets: Colleges” in the U.S. and #1 in the Midwest by the Military Times, 2023

Ranked among the “Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans” by U.S. News & World Report (2024)

Nearly 1 in 10 students admitted into the MBA program at BGSU are active-duty military members or veterans.

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