Bridgewater State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Bridgewater State University is a medium four-year, public school with 11,420 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1840 and is the only school located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
57
Bridgewater State University will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Bridgewater State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 57 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Management, English and Literature, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
81%
The student retention rate at Bridgewater State University is high at 81% (above Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bridgewater State University is below average: 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bridgewater State University is reasonably decent - 20:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,300
Average tuition costs are low - $7,100 annually. The additional fees at Bridgewater State University not covered by tuition are roughly $7,200; which comes to $14,300 a year.

Read the details about Bridgewater State University 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
73%
As reported in recent data, 6,170 applications were submitted and 4,525 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

Bridgewater State University might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Bridgewater State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,000
Bridgewater State University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bridgewater State University, 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
D
Bridgewater State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,900 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high: approximately $7,000 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Bridgewater State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Bridgewater State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bridgewater State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Bridgewater State University, 131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325, USA
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