1,882
Students
Financial aid thermometer
31,101
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Bridgewater College is a Comprehensive institution located in Bridgewater, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 402 East College Street
Bridgewater, VA  22812
United States
Contact Mr. Jarret L. Smith
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@bridgewater.edu
Phone: 540-828-5469
Fax: 540-828-5481

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,241
Applied
3,764
Accepted
1,882
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

4,648
Females Applied
2,398
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,593
Males Applied
1,366
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 551 500 600
SAT Math 524 470 570
ACT Composite 22 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,300
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Fees

860
Full-time student fees
12,720
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

31,101
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,931
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,529
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,694
Avg. Loan Aid
20,900
Avg. Grant Aid
27,289
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
27%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,882
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.51%
Black or African American 15.69%
White or Caucasian 66.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 1.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 5.12%
Other 3.52%

Gender

Male (45.59%)
Female (54.41%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 81%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Welcome Week and SpringFest Concert

Student Services

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More services
academic support, disability services, writing center

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Eagle Productions (program board), Physics Club, Active Minds and BC Allies

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency alert system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

167
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 120
Part-time - 47
Male - 83
Female - 84