Bridgewater State University


Bridgewater State University

At Bridgewater State University, you can earn a quality education at an affordable price - a value that anyone concerned about the high cost of education must consider. Additionally, the new Horace Mann Scholarship makes it more affordable than ever for out-of-state students to attend BSU.

Located between Providence and Boston, BSU’s main campus is in Bridgewater, Mass., with off-campus sites in New Bedford, Attleboro and Cape Cod. Bridgewater has the fourth largest campus of the 29 institutions in the Massachusetts Public Higher Education System.

BSU is dedicated to student success. With intensive student-faculty engagement in the classroom – an average class size of 21 students – and targeted academic support, all students have the support they need to excel. The university has been recognized for closing achievement and opportunity gaps for students from various socioeconomic levels and ethnicities

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Additional Information

ACADEMICS:  BSU offers 100+ areas of study, unique student internships and is a top Fulbright-producing institution—showing that students have learning experiences that exceed those at private universities.

GAIN SKILLS EMPLOYERS WANT: The fact that our undergraduate research program is ranked among the very best in the country means you’ll have one-of-a-kind opportunities to work alongside professors, enhancing your education and gaining vital real-world experience employers value.

ATHLETICS: Students participate in sports from NCAA Division III competition to fun, casual intramural sports. BSU has 22 NCAA Division III sports teams and 11 club sports teams.

LIFE ON CAMPUS: Multiple dining options, a professionally staffed Wellness Center and state-of-the-art residence halls contribute to the welcoming feeling that you’ll experience here. Dedicated spaces for commuters to relax and catch up on their reading or chat with friends ensure that our campus belongs to our entire community. 

COMMUNITY: We are committed to social justice and equity in all that we do. We’re a community that will respect your personal pronouns, too. Explore our 90+ clubs and organizations, service-oriented Greek system and athletics/wellness programs

Visit us

The promise of what you can achieve here and beyond electrifies every corner of our beautiful 278-acre campus. Schedule a visit to see for yourself. If you aren't able to visit, check out our virtual tour.

BSU is ranked the fourth safest college in the country and number one in New England according to an analysis of FBI and U.S. Department of Education data.

“If you’re looking for a community that will respect your academic and personal passions and provide one-on-one support, I think Bridgewater is the perfect school for you. I wouldn’t trade my experience here for anything.”

Amaryllis Lopez, English, Latin and Caribbean Studies, and African American Studies student
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School location

131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 2325, United States of America

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