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Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
10,990
Bridgewater State University overview
Location Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Online bridgew.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Bridgewater State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Bridgewater State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,800 prospective students applied, and 8,591 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,611 enrolled in the school.  8,344 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,646 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $910 plus fees of $9,822. Bridgewater State is ranked 766 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Bridgewater State is rated within the lower 41% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Bridgewater State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 970/1150
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
87.7% 
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Applications Due Feb 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$910
In State Costs for Bridgewater State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$9,822
Room and Board $13,300
Budget for Other Expenses$2,644
Total One Year Cost$27,476
Out of State Resident Tuition
$7,050
Out of State Costs for Bridgewater State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$9,822
Room and Board $13,300
Budget for Other Expenses$2,644
Total One Year Cost$33,616

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
52% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bridgewater State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 17%
Business 15%
Psychology 12%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
English and Literature 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165024 IPEDS survey data for Bridgewater State University.

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