Bridgewater State University requires a minimum of 120 to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Bridgewater State accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Bridgewater State has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 63% of students who start college at Bridgewater State finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Bridgewater State offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
|Accelerated Degree Program||√|
|Transfer Credits Accepted||√|
|AP Credit Accepted||√|
|IB Credits Accepted||√|
|Summer Classes Available||√|
|New Student Orientation||√|
Reminder: Bridgewater State may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Bridgewater State has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Bridgewater State directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Bridgewater State students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bridgewater State.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Bridgewater State does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Bridgewater State
Bridgewater State offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Bridgewater State offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Bridgewater State has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Bridgewater State offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Bridgewater State offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Bridgewater State does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Clement C. Maxwell Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Bridgewater State does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Bridgewater State have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Bridgewater State has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Bridgewater State include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.
See what others are saying about Bridgewater State in the College Confidential forums.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.