Bridgewater State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
Gates House
Bridgewater, MA 02325
(508) 531-1237
Fax: (508) 531-1746

Contact: Gregg Meyer
Director of Admissions
Main Address
131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325
(508) 531-1000

www.bridgew.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 8,497
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,502
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,310
Graduate enrollment: 1,772

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B
Cellular/Molecular Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Transportation/Transportation Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Occupations Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Communication Disorders B
Kinesiotherapy B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Ethics B
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geochemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

American Government/Politics B
Anthropology B
Archaeology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew B
Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bridgewater College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (540) 828-8000
Website: https://www.bridgewater.edu/about-us
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.bridgewater.edu/Admissions
Address: 402 E College St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1599
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,857
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 66%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,857 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,160
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,160
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $28,221

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Bridgewater College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bridgewater College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 32

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bridgewater College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $35,160
Out-of-state $35,160
Books and supplies $1,150

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $20,385
Out-of-state $20,385

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 534 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 534 100% $28,221
Student loan aid 404 76% $7,816

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,869 99% $26,571
Federal student loans 1,364 72% $7,308

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bridgewater College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bridgewater College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,360 2,311 4,049
Percent admitted 100% 65% 67%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 11% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bridgewater College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,857
Undergraduate enrollment 1,839
Graduate enrollment 18

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bridgewater College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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