Bridgewater College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Bridgewater College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,760 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1880 and is the only institution located in Bridgewater, Virginia.

Bridgewater College is affiliated with Church of Brethren.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
At Bridgewater College you can get your bachelor's degree.

Bridgewater College implements a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Occupational Therapy, Business, Management, Biology, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
The rate of student retention at Bridgewater College is fair at 77% (above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bridgewater College is below average: 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bridgewater College is pretty decent: 15:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,100
Average tuition price is very high - about $27,500 a year. The additional fees at Bridgewater College not covered by tuition are approximately $600, which makes it a total of $28,100 per year.

Read the details about Bridgewater College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
As reported in recent data, 6,079 applications were submitted and 3,303 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Bridgewater College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,300
Bridgewater College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bridgewater College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Bridgewater College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,500 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,300 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Bridgewater College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bridgewater College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bridgewater College, 402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599, USA
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