Boyden Hall Bridgewater, MA 02325 508-531-1237
About Bridgewater State College
  • Year of Foundation 1840
  • Size of Campus 235 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master'
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,851
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 5%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $910 in-state, $7,050 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,852
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 8,310
Since the time of its founding in 1840, Bridgewater State University has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and to instill in its students and faculty a deep appreciation for the public good. Upon this enduring foundation are built the following strategic priorities for the 21st century: fostering a rigorous and dynamic academic environment marked by intensive student-faculty engagement; establishing regional leadership in preparing students for challenging and emerging careers and graduate study; enhancing campus participation in diverse and global society; strengthening institutional relationships with regional partners; and developing sufficient resources for an attractive, well-staffed and technologically updated campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Afro-Am Society, La Socedad Latina, Cape Verdean Student Association, International and Exchange Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Sibling Sleepover, Springfest, International Night, Coffeehouses, Open Mic Nights, La Cultura Latina
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honor society, Order of Omega greek honor society, Gamma, Sigma Alpha
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (30), Providence, RI (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Bridgewater, MA (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,218
  • Computer Courses No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Microforms 187
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 11,250
  • Number of e-books 4,470
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 291,544
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,044
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,400
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 19%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, Advanced Rehab. System, Bayer Diagnostic, Boston Biomedical, Braintree Rehab. Hospital, Channel 56 WLVI TV, Delta Airlines, Dept. of Social Services, EMC, FETCO Int., Co., Fidelity Investments, FleetBoston, Foxboro Company, General Dynamics, Gi
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 86%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Stonehill College/Boston University)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village