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Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA

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Located in Bridgewater, Virginia, Bridgewater College is a private liberal arts institution. The school was founded in 1880 and resides on 300 rural acres in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Bridgewater College was the first private coeducational college in Virginia, and carries on its tradition as an education innovator to this day.

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Quick Facts


131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

2013-2014 Tuition

$14,368 Tuition and Fees

Students

9615 undergraduate students
42% male / 58% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
78.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1840

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Biology Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geochemistry, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist, Accounting and Finance, Management Science, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist, Accounting and Finance, Management Science, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 9,615
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 7,979
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,510
Percent of male undergraduates: 42%
Percent of female undergraduates: 58%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 5 3
Burglary 12 8 7
Motor vehicle theft 1 2 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 3
Burglary 8 5 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 4 6 5
Drug law violations 16 7 5
Liquor law violations 97 159 129
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 3 2 1
Drug law violations 9 3 1
Liquor law violations 72 94 77
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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