Profile: Bridgewater State University

Fast Facts

On Campus:40%
  • Fall 09/06-12/21
  • Spring 01/17-05/8

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

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Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

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Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
0%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
3%Two or more races

Campus Profile

Bridgewater State University is the comprehensive public University of southeastern Massachusetts, the fastest growing region in the Northeast. Located 28 miles south of Boston, 45 minutes from Providence Rhode Island and Cape Cod, the University is served by an on-campus stop of the MBTA rail system. Bridgewater State University, situated on 235 acres, is one of America's first teacher preparation institutions.

Through its colleges of Education and Allied Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Business the University offers 34 major programs of study. Co-curricular activities include a strong NCAA Division III athletic program, a full range of student clubs and organizations and opportunities for leadership development, service learning, internships, research, study abroad, and honors programs.

Guaranteed student housing for exchange students.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aviation Studies

Agriculture: Water Management

Anthropology: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies

Area Studies: African Studies, American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Canadian Studies, Caribbean Studies, Celtic Studies, Comparative American Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Graphic Design, Theater Art

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Law, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geosciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Adapted Physical Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Health Education, Learning Disabilities, Physical Education, Special Education

English: English

Foreign Language: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Mental Health

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Dance, Music, Music Education, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Counseling, Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Theater: Performance and Directing

Notable Academic Programs
Educational Studies

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/19/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $50 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $175 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $300 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Laptop Fee: $15 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $20 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $3,982 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $375 Year Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $195 Year Plan A Mandatory
Orientation Fee: $80 Year Plan A Mandatory
student life Fee: $75 Year Plan A Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $3990 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 002183

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Meal Plans Per Semester Notes About Meal Plans
Dining dollars are available with each meal plan as well, more dining dollars come with more expensive meal plans.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.