In the fall intake of 2019, a total of 10,881 students applied for Bridgewater State University admissions. 76% of the total applicants were offered admission to various courses offered at the university. The students meeting the eligibility criteria can get admission to the university. Out of the total students admitted, 9,463 were the students enrolled for undergraduate courses while 1,418 students opted for various graduate programs.
Bridgewater State University offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in different; almost 3,000 courses in more than 100 areas of study are offered at the university. The university has 18:1 student to faculty ratio which indicates that each individual will be offered equal attention.
|Application Portal||Apply online or through The Common Application|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||Application fee USD 50 (for UG Course and graduate courses)|
|Admission intake||Rolling basis|
|Acceptance Rate, Fall 2019||76%|
|Minimum SAT Score||950 or higher|
|Mode of Payment||Credit/Debit card|
|Intake Seasons||Fall/Spring and summer|
|Work Experience||Required in some courses|
|Financial Aid||Loans, Grants, and Scholarships available|
|E-mail for international firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Fall semester applications||February 15 (priority deadline); applications submitted post-February 15th priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.|
|Spring semester (January)||November 1 (priority deadline).; applications submitted after the November 1 priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.|
|Master of Arts (MA) degree in English||Rolling admission for Fall, Spring and Summer enrollment.|
|Business Administration, MBA||Rolling admission for Fall, Spring and Summer enrolment|
|Clinical Psychology, MA||The deadline for application is February 15 for Fall admission, there is no Spring admission for this program.|
|Computer Science, MS||Rolling admission for Fall and Spring enrolment|
|Master of Science in Criminal Justice||Rolling admission for Fall, Spring, and Summer enrollment.|
The international students willing to study in the US must adhere to the admission requirements that are slightly different from the national students applying at the university. The below-mentioned information will help the international students to apply to the university within the mentioned deadlines as per the procedure.
Application fees: USD 50 (for UG courses)
Academic requirements: SAT/ACT, Official transcripts. The international students are suggested to apply with duly filled application form so that their application doesn’t get rejected. The students’ academic records from the institution they have attended must reach the university within the allotted time period.
Optional Requirements: Personal Essay and Letters of Recommendation. An essay must be included with the application form. All the transcripts are supposed to be sent directly from the institution to the Bridgewater State University. The international students can send the duly completed application form with the documents at the following address:
To send the scores directly to Bridgewater State University, the international students must enter the institutional code number 3517 on the answer sheet when taking the test or on the Score Request Form.
All the international applicants applying from non-native English speaking countries need to show proficiency in the English language. The students with higher TOEFL, IELTS scores will be given preference while shortlisted the eligible candidates.
|Programs (UG Courses)||Minimum Score Required|
|Programs (graduate programs)||Scores|
|TOEFL||TOEFL - 213 from a computer-based test|
TOEFL- 550 from a paper-based test
TOEFL- 79 on the internet-based test.
In case a student meets all admission requirements except those in the English language, the university will advise the students will advise students to do an intensive English language training program in Boston.
The International students planning to study at the university need to apply for a student visa to study in the USA post they are shortlisted by the university to pursue their studies. Only those students who are shortlisted to pursue their studies at the university will be issued the I-20 Form. In case all the documents are submitted correctly, I-20 will be issued and mailed to the students. To apply for an F-1 visa, international students must complete the following steps.
International applicants need to produce the following documents to get the Form I-20:
The selected students are eligible to apply for an F-1 visa as early as 120 days before the program starts. Once the F-1 visa is issued to the students, they are allowed to enter the U.S. as early as 30 days before the starting date of the program.
The above-mentioned documents must be submitted directly to the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Office before an I-20 can be issued. The documents can be sent directly to:
International Student and Scholar Services
Bridgewater State University
25 Park Ave
Bridgewater, MA 02325
Undergraduate degree-seeking international students can apply to all programs, except for the flight training program. Some of the popular UG programs offered at the university include Accounting and Finance, Accounting Concentration, Accounting and Finance, Accounting Concentration (BS), Aviation Science, Aviation Management Concentration (BS) among others.
Where to Apply: Online , Common Application
Application Fee: USD 50
For additional information, the interested international students are advised to contact Undergraduate Admission at email@example.com or 508.531.1237.
The university offers various graduate degree programs to the international students. Some of the most preferred master’s degrees include Master of Arts (MA) in English, Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology, Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) among others.
|Requirements||Master of Arts (MA) degree in English||Business Administration, MBA||Clinical Psychology, MA||Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA)||Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science|
|Application fees||USD 50||USD 50||USD 50||USD 50||USD 50|
|Transcripts||Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work||Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work||Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work||Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work||Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work|
|GMAT/GRE/SAT/ACT/GPA||Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 is needed or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon work completed in the junior and senior years.||Official copy of scores from the GMAT or GRE required||Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0; above-average GRE general test scores||Official copy of scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)||A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 is needed; composite score of 290 or greater on the quantitative and verbal parts of the GRE General Test|
|Essay||Required; 400-500 word statement of purpose||Required||Required||Required||Required|
|Work experience||Relevant experience||Required||Volunteer experience in a mental health setting is required||Required||Required|
|Recommendations||Three letter of recommendation (s)||Three letters of references||Three (3) Letters of Recommendations||Three letter of recommendation||Three Letters of Recommendation|
|Admission interview||By invitation only||By invitation only||Final candidates will receive a personal interview from the Graduate Admissions Committee||By invitation only||By invitation only|
The Graduate Admissions Applications include application to all the graduate programs offered at the university. For further information about the application, the international students can contact Graduate Admissions at GradAdmissions@bridgew.edu or 508.531.1300.
Also for more information about visas and documents, the students are advised to contact International Student and Scholar Services at ISSS@bridgew.edu or 508.531.6195.