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BRIDGEWATER COLLEGE - [BC], BRIDGEWATER, VIRGINIA

Bridgewater, VirginiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1880Established Year
  1900Enrollment

Bridgewater College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Bridgewater College is a private liberal-arts school that is situated in Bridgewater, Virginia. The college was established in 1880. The college ensures every student gets to learn in and out of the classroom along with each other. The college will provide every opportunity to follow your passion from the very first week of the academic session. More than 115 full-time faculties are there to guide the students at every stage.

Bridgewater College offers admissions in undergraduate programs as well as graduate programs. The total enrollment of the university is 1,750 and the average class size is 19.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1880
Total Enrollment1,750
Campus SettingUrban
Average Class Size19

Bridgewater College Rankings

  • Ranked #164-#215 in Best National Liberal Arts College by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked #144 in Top Performers on Social Mobility by US News in 2020.
  • Ranked #371 in Hardest Colleges to Get into America by Niche in 2020.
  • Ranked #499 in Safest College Campuses in America by Niche in 2020.

Bridgewater College Campus

Bridgewater college campus

Apart from serious academics, there are a lot of exciting activities that the students can be a part of all around the campus.

  • The campus has various student organizations and clubs, nearly 80+ which the students can be a part of.
  • The CENTER FOR DIVERSITY EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY create opportunities for students from various parts of the world, different cultural backgrounds to mix with each other and explore the difference. They organize intercultural festivals, Community Conversations, Cultural Awareness Programs, One on one consultation with members of the campus community and many more activities.
  • The college has facilities for fitness centers and athletic games on campus for the student. They have men’s and women’s teams for track and field, volleyball, football, basketball and baseball.
  • Adventure activities such as Hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and canoeing are organized by student clubs. Interested students can take part in these activities.
  • Students can get involved in spiritual practices also. The campus has worship service, meditation and prayers, spiritual growth and many such activities.
  • Within the campus, students will find residential facilities as well as dining options.

Residence Facilities at Bridgewater College

The campus provides a lot of residence options for the students who are willing to live on campus.

  • Many students of the college live on campus and take all the advantages of the facilities provided by them.
  • They have various types of housing options, both on-campus and off-campus. Students can also choose their rooms from different options that are available.
  • All the buildings are air-conditioned. They have provision for Co-ed living also.
  • They have 12 residence halls within the campus, from which the students can choose.
  • There is a provision for living off-campus, but for that, the student must meet certain eligibility criteria and needs to submit the approval of the guardian.
  • The rules of move in and move out are mentioned on the official website.

Programs offered at Bridgewater College

Bridgewater College offers programs for Undergraduate and Graduate degrees.

  • The college offers various types of courses for the Undergraduate program like Major, Minor, Concentration and Professional program. Students can choose their subject of interest from these courses.
  • The undergraduate program has more than 60 major and minor, 30 concentration and 10 professional programs.
  • Some of the most popular majors include - Health and Exercise Science, Business Administration, Biology, Psychology, and Liberal Studies.
  • The college has a total of four master’s degree courses. The degrees are – Master of Arts in Digital Media Strategy, Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Science in Human Resources Management and Master of Science in Psychology – Mental Health Professions.
  • Students with a strong academic background and a high GPA can be eligible for the FLORY HONORS PROGRAM. Those students will get the opportunity to the personalized curriculum of special honors courses.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at the university can follow the below-mentioned application process:

Application Portal: Common application or BC Online Application.

Application Fee: Free.

Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA: SAT- 1100+.

Application Deadline:

  • March 15 for the fall semester
  • October 1 for the spring semester

Basic Admission Requirements:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Photocopy of your passport
  • Financial document proof
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of English Proficiency
    • IELTS – 6.5
    • TOEFL ibt – 89
    • TOEFL pbt - 573.

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students to afford their study in the university is mentioned-below:

Standard ChargesResidentCommuter
Tuition/Fees$37,720$37,270
Residential Fee$13,360$0
Books$1,150$1,150
Meals$4,050
Personal Expenses$1,080$1,080
Travel$1,200$1,980
Total Budget$54,510$45,530

Scholarships & Financial Aid for International Students:

The college offers a generous amount of financial aid to the students in the form of merit-based scholarships to afford the study in the USA.

  • 99% of the incoming first-year student received some sort of financial aid.
  • The college provides academic merit scholarships, Distinctive Academic Scholarships and many more.
  • Under the merit scholarship, students with high GPA scores and a strong academic background are eligible for these scholarships. McKinney ACE Scholarship - $26,000 to $30,000 and BC Eagle Award - $20,000 to $22,000 are the two scholarships available.
  • Students with a very high GPA of 3.8, an SAT of 1270 or higher or ACT 27 or higher are eligible for the Flory Honors Scholarship which is worth $3,000.

Alumni Network

The college makes full effort so that the alumni remain connected to their Alma mater.

  • As an alumnus, you can be a part of the college community in various ways. There are various events, reunions, award nights which the alumni can be a part of.
  • These alumni can get involved with the current students and they can provide counseling and career advice to the current students.
  • As a gesture of love towards your Alma mater, alumni can make donations to the college fund for the betterment of the college.
  • There are various awards that are given away to alumni, some of them are - Distinguished Alumnus Award, West-Whitelow Humanitarian Service Award, Young Alumnus/a Award and many more.
  • Many events are specially organized for alumni groups. The details of these events are available on the official website.

Placements

The college provides job assistance to the final year students.

  • The career service office takes care of the full care of providing all sorts of assistance to the students.
  • They guide them to build a proper resume, provide internship opportunities and prepare them for the personal interviews.
  • Students can gain experience from various internship opportunities that are provided by the college.
  • The career service office provides the students with connections to potential job offers.
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Bridgewater College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1959
FAFSA Code003704
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$34,300 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10709701170 90%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550500600-
Mathematics520470570-
ACTCheck Detailed Score221825 25%
English211725-
Mathematics211725-

Bridgewater College Acceptance Rate

52.0%

Acceptance Rate

7241

Total Applicants

1959

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

47.1%

Male

52.9%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program52.0%
Total Applicants3756
Total Enrolled1952
Graduate
Graduate Programs50.0%
Total Applicants14
Total Enrolled7

Bridgewater College Enrollment

Enrollment
Bridgewater College Enrollment1959
Undergraduate Enrollment1952
Graduate Enrollment7
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate58.7%

Attendance Cost

$34,300

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$34,300 / Year
Post Graduate Program$22,970 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,150 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$12,440 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,280 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,360 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,060 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,060 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,060 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
21081544564-
+1-540-8288000
TELEPHONE
+1-800-7598328
TOLL FREE
402 East College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812
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Restaurant

El Charro -Bridgewater0.7 Km
Red Apple Restaurant0.8 Km
Jalapeno Southwest Grill0.81 Km
New York Flying Pizza0.87 Km
Dairy Queen0.89 Km
McDonald's0.97 Km
Papa John's Pizza1.23 Km
Domino's Pizza1.4 Km
Burger King3.16 Km
Shell4.66 Km
Thomas House Restaurant4.77 Km
Dayton Tavern4.87 Km
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store6.15 Km
Hokkaido Restaurant6.7 Km
Pizza Hut7.81 Km
Subway7.9 Km
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Airport

Bridgewater NDB VBW 2411.77 Km
Bridgewater Air Park1.82 Km
Pure Village Landing Strip4.19 Km
Weaver's Landing7.77 Km

Shopping Mall

The Dayton Market4.02 Km
Shenandoah Heritage Market4.84 Km
Garber's Crossing7.84 Km

Book Store

The Heritage Museum, Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society5.18 Km
Green Valley Book Fair6.67 Km

Pharmacy

Walmart Pharmacy7.95 Km
Burtner Elizabeth T7.96 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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