Bridgewater State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Bridgewater, MA

$10,732

Avg in-state tuition

$16,872

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Bridgewater State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Bridgewater State University is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,881, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 88%. The university offers 44 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 61%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,732, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,872.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

88% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1150

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-25

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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11k

Students Enrolled

35%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

72%

Black

11%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

5%

Unknown

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

40% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

40%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

40%

Pell Grant

40%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,716
State Grant Aid $1,983
Institution Grant Aid $2,711
Pell Grant Aid $4,296

Financial Outlook

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.