Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA, USA
3.72 Average Rating

Founded in 1840, Bridgewater State University is a 4-year public school in the greater Boston area. Bridgewater State encompasses colleges of Science & Mathematics, Business, Education, and Humanities granting undergrad degrees in over 90 fields of study. For students who wish to learn in a different culture, BSU offers over 1000 study abroad programs in more than 50 countries around the globe. For LGBTQ students, the BSU Pride Center provides a safe zone and hosts a number of events throughout the year such as monthly discussions and a lavender graduation celebration.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
96%
Out of State Students
4%
0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 996
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019 May 1, 2020
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
11,019
Total Number of Undergrads
9,558
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
33%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
59%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,667
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,012
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,152
Students Receiving Financial Aid
61%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,410
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
181
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
Providence
Barnstable
New York
West Springfield
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.72 Average Rating
Bridgewater State University is a clean, suburban and quiet campus with a very friendly feel. The campus's attractive buildings and grounds make it the ideal place to enjoy the outdoors. It has been my experience as a resident to enjoy that the staff here really works diligently to take care of the their students.
John from Fall River, MA
people are so kind here, but make sure to stay focused in classes. it can be hard to catch up once you're behind, but the teachers are so helpful.
Jade from Quincy, MA

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