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Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

About Bridgewater State

Bridgewater State University is a public, state university in the suburb of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Bridgewater State was founded in 1840. The college currently enrolls around 9,604 students per year, including 8,152 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Bridgewater State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Bridgewater State. The acceptance rate at Bridgewater State is 88%. In 2022, 8,807 students applied to Bridgewater State and 7,725 were admitted.

Bridgewater State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 95%
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 95%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14.3%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Bridgewater State University is located in the town of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

If you want to see Bridgewater State for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 24/I-495/I-95 to Bridgewater, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

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College Info

45 Plymouth St Bridgewater, MA 2325

Campus Setting: Suburban

Bridgewater State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bridgewater State is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bridgewater State is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bridgewater State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1200


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

520 - 615

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1200 and Above


1030 to 1200


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bridgewater State students is 1118. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bridgewater State, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bridgewater State.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bridgewater State is like? There are approximately 9,604 students enrolled at Bridgewater State, including 8,152 undergraduate students and 1,452 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from MA and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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