Bridgewater State University

country rank  437
world rank  1370

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University Overview

Founded in 1840, Bridgewater State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Bridgewater (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Bridgewater State University (BSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bridgewater State University (BSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 179 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BSU
Founded 1840
Motto Not to be Ministered Unto but to Minister
Colours Crimson and white

University Location

Address 131 Summer Street
Bridgewater (population range: 10,000-49,999)
02325 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (508) 531 1000
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Gates House
Bridgewater 02325
+1 (508) 531 1237

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bridgewater State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1953


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education CAATE
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education NCATE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Massachusetts System of Public Higher Education (MSPHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019