Bridgewater State University

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School Information

Phone Number:(508) 531-1000
Website:www.bridgew.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.bridgew.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Address:131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02325
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,998
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,977 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,603
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,743
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,410

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bridgewater State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bridgewater State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services523
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education251018
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs22
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences5
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total313830

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bridgewater State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bridgewater State University 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,603
Out-of-state$15,743
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,238
Out-of-state$10,238

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,19680%
Grant or scholarship aid91861%$5,410
Student loan aid1,04370%$7,174

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,20554%$4,943
Federal student loans6,53568%$6,679

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bridgewater State University. 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 State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,0072,4683,539
Percent admitted100%79%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%24%23%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment10,998
Undergraduate enrollment9,562
Graduate enrollment1,436

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 State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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