9,558
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,148
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
80
80%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Bridgewater State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Bridgewater, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Gates House
40 Cedar Street
Bridgewater, MA  02325
United States
Contact Mr. Gregg Meyer
Dean of University Admissions
Email: admission@bridgew.edu
Phone: 508-531-1237
Fax: 508-531-1746

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Transportation/mobility Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethics Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
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Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
American Government And Politics Checkmark
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Geography Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Crafts, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
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Graphic Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,343
Applied
5,097
Accepted
9,558
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

3,643
Females Applied
3,003
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,700
Males Applied
2,094
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.13
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th April 15th Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer February 15th April 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

910
In-state
7,050
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,402
Full-time student fees
13,000
Room & board
8,600
Room only
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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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,148
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,523
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,709
Avg. Loan Aid
8,266
Avg. Grant Aid
5,669
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,558
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.08%
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 73.73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 1.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.26%
Other 1.23%

Gender

Male (41.23%)
Female (58.77%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Springfest and Campus Movie Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
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co-ed fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Dance Company, African American Society (Afro-Am), Program Committee, Panhellenic Association and Inter-Fraternity Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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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
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 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
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No 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

771
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 357
Part-time - 414
Male - 375
Female - 396