Founded in 1840, Bridgewater State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Bridgewater (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Bridgewater State University (BSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Bridgewater State University|
|Motto||Not to be Ministered Unto but to Minister
|Colours||Crimson and white|
|Address||131 Summer Street
|Tel||+1 (508) 531 1000|
|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|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||Gates House
(508) 531 1237
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Special Focus: Two-Year Institution|
Bridgewater State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 224,839 physical volumes, 5,991 physical media, 32,301 digital/electronic medium and 205 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Bridgewater State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,294 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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