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Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address Undergraduate Admissions Welcome Center
45 Plymouth St
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

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting And Finance Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Geography And Environmental Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Optics/optical Sciences Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Youth Services/administration Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
American Government And Politics (united States) Checkmark
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,807
Applied
7,725
Accepted
8,116
Enrolled
88%
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Female Admissions

4,920
Females Applied
4,421
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,887
Males Applied
3,304
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.31
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th December 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen February 15th January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th Yes
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 565 520 615
SAT Math 553 510 600
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

10,479
Full-time student fees
14,586
Room & board
9,413
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
Alumni

Financial Aid

10,699
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,394
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,500
Avg. Loan Aid
5,266
Avg. Grant Aid
7,613
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,116
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.48%
Black or African American 10.92%
White or Caucasian 70.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 6.09%
Other 0.49%

Gender

Male (41.78%)
Female (58.22%)

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 Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Kick-Off Week, Homecoming and Spring Carnival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
More
co-ed fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Bears Who Care, Environmental Action Team, BSU Chapter of the Student Education Association of MA, Program Council and Student Theatre Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

456
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 309
Part-time - 147
Male - 305
Female - 431
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