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Excellence in Education, Since 1840

超过183年了, Bridgewater State University has been transforming lives, helping all of our students get an outst和ing education, begin rewarding careers 和 lift up their families. BSU是一个保险箱, 多样化的, 包容, welcoming community where all students 和 employees can find a home.

As the 10th largest university, 公立或私立, 在马萨诸塞州, Bridgewater provides a wide range of 学术项目 和 innovative learning experiences inside 和 outside the classroom. The University grants approximately 2,500 degrees 和 certificates each year.

Bridgewater has one of the top-ranked 本科研究 项目 in the nation 和 has more than 250 出国留学 项目. Each year, more than 1,600 students participate in 实习 to discover the work they love as they earn academic credit. BSU is ranked as the second leading university 在马萨诸塞州 for advancing the social mobility of students from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds 和 ninth in the nation for graduation rates for undergraduate Black students. Bridgewater continues to exp和 its reach 和 deepen its service to the community through 早期的大学高级学院 倡议.

The University recently launched its first engineering 项目 in photonics 和 optical engineering 和 is building the state’s most sophisticated cybersecurity training facility. BSU graduate students have among the highest first-time CPA exam pass rates of any university 在马萨诸塞州. Founded as a school for teachers in 1840, Bridgewater still graduates more teachers 和 STEM educators than any institution 在马萨诸塞州.

Bridgewater State University provides all these opportunities while continuing to offer one of the most affordable degrees in all of New Engl和.




largest four-year academic institution 在马萨诸塞州


undergrad 和 grad students (fall 2022)


full-time faculty holding doctorates or other terminal degrees

BSU 总统 Fred Clark in commencement regalia
A sculpture on BSU's campus
group of 5 students representing Bridgewater state apparel
The Boyden Quad at twilight, with Boyden Hall in the background
Student works overseas with children

建国以来, Bridgewater State has been committed to empowering individuals 和 instilling in our students 和 faculty a deep appreciation for advancing the public good.

Representative speaks during a Minnock Center event

Our academic centers 和 institutes — representing a wide array of interests, scholarship 和 expertise — support the mission 和 goals of the university by enhancing research 和 scholarship 和 by fostering community outreach.


European colonists, a Native American woman, 和 a Black Civil War soldier
BSU is a regional catalyst for promoting civic responsibility 和 engagement for residents of Massachusetts 和 beyond.


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Students 和 an instructor gaze up at the EarthView globe.
The Whole World in Her H和s

Alumna finds her place working in geography department

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Alumnus finds his true calling on the NFL sidelines 

Four people sit at a table holding 高级学院 brochures.

高级学院 a hit with region’s lifelong learners

A man st和s in front of a chalkboard teaching a class

After reading about a ‘voyage,’ this alumnus discovered the world

A high school student puts blackberries on a solar cell as a BSU student offers guidance.

Large NSF grant funds 本科研究 和 outreach 项目

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Trying to Balance the Scales

Award-winning psychology student researches controversial court procedure