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Bridgewater State Demographics & Diversity

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bridgewater State are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bridgewater State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 9%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 56% more female students than male students enrolled at Bridgewater State University with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bridgewater State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bridgewater State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Bridgewater State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,290
Women 6,700

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Bridgewater State serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bridgewater State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,059 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,990
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.2%
Part time Undergrads 16.8%

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

Bridgewater State Campus