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Bowling Green State University is named the most affordable top-quality university in Ohio. We're the perfect size—a major public school with a small college feel!

Page load speed analysis

  • 65/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    131 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    335 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.7 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 131 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 187.9 kB
    Images 533.4 kB
    Javascripts 1.4 MB
    CSS 346.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 2.5 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 187.9 kB
    • After minification 112.9 kB
    • After compression 21.4 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 75.0 kB, which is 40% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 166.4 kB or 89% of the original size.

    • Original 533.4 kB
    • After optimization 524.8 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Choose Bgsu images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.4 MB
    • After minification 912.9 kB
    • After compression 274.2 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 1.1 MB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 346.8 kB
    • After minification 280.0 kB
    • After compression 47.9 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 298.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • admissions.html
  • main.css
  • jquery.js
  • utils.js
  • granite.js
  • jquery.js
  • main.js
  • clientlibs.css
  • clientlibs.js
  • testandtarget.js
  • init.js
  • bgsu-edu.css
  • ss-pika.css
  • ss-social.css
  • ss-standard.css
  • satelliteLib-e129aea725e198037663cdabac73c502db3341c4.js
  • shared.js
  • underscore.js
  • kernel.js
  • site-catalyst.php
  • ss-social.js
  • ss-standard.js
  • ss-pika.js
  • ga.js
  • id
  • bgsu.png
  • logo.png
  • logo-60.png
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  • rock-painting-bpbg9112_mini.jpg
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  • accessibility.png
  • id
  • all.js
  • widgets.js
  • VerbRegular-webfont.woff
  • VerbLight-webfont.woff
  • VerbBold-webfont.woff
  • VerbBlack-webfont.woff
  • ss-social-regular.woff
  • ss-social-circle.woff
  • ss-standard.woff
  • ss-pika.woff
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  • __utm.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • orange-pattern.png
  • s-code-contents-b06b33d1fcca9f853473cb91329d5b362bf061a4.js
  • js
  • slide-menu.feed.json
  • button.831500944bc3eb7ea5276ccdc3f71d2e.js
  • s37357220314443
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • generic
  • follow_button.6a78875565a912489e9aef879c881358.en.html
  • pixel
  • common.js
  • util.js
  • geocoder.js
  • google
  • AuthenticationService.Authenticate
  • GeocodeService.Search
  • jot
  • generic
  • match
  • xd_arbiter.php

Our browser made a total of 79 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original, 57% (45 requests) were made to and 5% (4 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (312 ms) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 73 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Choose Bgsu. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 31 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 3600

Language and encoding

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EN en language flag


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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 75.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Choose Bgsu. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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