66%

Acceptance Rate

$28,221

Avg.Financial Aid

003704

FAFSA Code

About Bridgewater College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,857

Website

https://www.bridgewater.edu/about-us

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Church of Brethren

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Bridgewater, Virginia, Bridgewater College is a private, Church of Brethren university. At Bridgewater College, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. Finally, at BC around 65% are white, 15% are Black or African American, and 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are G. Steven Agee, Jacob A. Garber, David Branshaw, and Richard D. Obenshain. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 51 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by BC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Location & Contact

Address

402 E College St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5408288000
Fax: 5408285481
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a college is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a college is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Bridgewater College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st May

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

980 - 1170

ACT Range

18 - 26

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Bridgewater College has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 960-1180 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Bridgewater College, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599. They can also call them at (540) 828-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,395

Average Annual Cost

$34,300

Books And Supplies

$1,150

Other Fees

$860

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,720

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,280

Total One Year Cost

$51,310

Before applying to BC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $51,675. The average annual tuition cost ($36,600), books and supplies ($1,150), room and boarding ($12,970), and budget for other expenses ($2,670) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

73 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

51 Graduates

Biology, General

43 Graduates

Psychology, General

31 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

25 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

22 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

12 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

11 Graduates

Sociology

11 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

10 Graduates

Computer Science

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

6 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

4 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,839

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

3% Unknown

16% Black

7% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

22%

Out Of State

76%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$65,460 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 92% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

92%

Undergrads in College Housing

82%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagles

School Colors

crimson and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

374

Total Female Athletes

215

Intramural Sports

31

Sports Club

7

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At BC, $12,970 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Bridgewater College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The college has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$265 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,221

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,928

Students Receiving State Aid

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,300

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,371

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$31,590

$30K - $48K

$31,792

$48K - $75K

$29,768

$75K - $110K

$28,442

> $110K

$25,857

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$41,535,928

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,753,328

In case the students at Bridgewater College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,382, whereas the financial aid is $27,084. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,270 as well as institutional aid worth $27,084. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Bridgewater College amount to $41,535,928 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $7,753,328.

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