Bridgewater State University

Acceptance Rate 82 %
SAT Average 1,045
Tuition & Fees $16,872
Student Population 10,651
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,122

Academic Overview

Bridgewater State University Campus, Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater State University is a public, 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $10,732 for Massachusetts residents and $16,872 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,651 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82% and the graduation rate is 59% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Bridgewater State University are $10,732 for Massachusetts residents and $16,872 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $11,397 for in-state students and $11,397 for out-of-state students.
Bridgewater State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at BSU. The acceptance rate of BSU is 82% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19%. The average graduation rate is 59% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,122 and 58% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,651 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 82 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Bridgewater State University is 59 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Bridgewater State University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Bridgewater State University is 10,651
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 $6,122 at Bridgewater State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

BSU offers 109 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 one year certificate100
Bachelor's Degree440
Post Bachelor's Degree190
Master's Degree321
Post Master's Degree40

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:3,294)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,400)

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