Bridgewater State University

Acceptance Rate 86.38 %
SAT Average 1,105
2023 Tuition & Fees $17,191
Student Population 9,942
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,361

Academic Overview

Bridgewater State University Campus, Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater State University is a public, four-years institute located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $11,050 for Massachusetts residents and $17,191 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $11,397 for Massachusetts residents and $8,793 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,942 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 86.38% and the graduation rate is 62% last year.
The salary after graduation from Bridgewater State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, BSU's tuition & fees is $11,050 for Massachusetts residents and $17,191 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $11,397 for in-state students and $8,793 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at BSU. The acceptance rate of BSU is 86.38% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18.02%. The average graduation rate is 62% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,361 and 60% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,942 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Bridgewater State University is 86.38 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Bridgewater State University is 62 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Bridgewater State University is 79 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Bridgewater State University is 9,942
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Bridgewater State University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,361 at Bridgewater State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 2325
Online Applicationwww.bridgew.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Financial Aidwww.bridgew.edu/admissions/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.bridgew.edu/office/financial-aid/net-price-calulator
Veterans Tuitionwww.bridgew.edu/office/financial-aid/military-benefits
Disability Servicehttps://www.bridgew.edu/academics/academic-achievement/disability-resources

Offered Degrees

BSU offers 113 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less Than 12 Weeks Certificate120
Post-Bachelor's Certificate190
Post-Master's Certificate40

Special Learning Opportunities

Bridgewater State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,304)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,576)

Veterans Benefits

Bridgewater State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges