Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater State has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.
As the comprehensive teaching university of Southeastern Massachusetts, Bridgewater State University has a responsibility to educate the residents of Southeastern Massachusetts and the commonwealth, and to use its intellectual, scientific and technological resources to support and advance the economic and cultural life of the region and the state.
The Adrian Tinsley Program allows and encourages students to perform research in math, science, education, or humanities, or design a work in writing, art, music, or theater, regardless of academic standing. Students can propose a research topic of interest to faculty, who will act as a mentor to refine the topic and carry out research. This can be done within the semester, with financial aid to buy equipment and materials, or over an extended period during the summer with additional financial aid.
Bridgewater State University has established a solid reputation for preparing its graduates to meet the needs of today’s workplace.
Our services are designed to help students and employers in recruiting efforts and to help establish a professional connection between students and employers.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Procurement Services assists the academic, research and student community of Bridgewater State University in the selection and acquisition of goods and services through contracting, receipt and payment. The Procurement team at Bridgewater State University has the expertise and resources to support the University’s commitment to achieving a high quality education for the students of this region and beyond.
Through the Office of Residence Life and Housing, Bridgewater State University seeks to provide resident undergraduate housing that is safe, clean, comfortable and conducive to student learning. Our students enjoy living-learning environments where there is an appreciation of diversity, a respect for individual rights and a commitment to sustainability.
Bridgewater State University has aggressively upgraded its technology in the last decade; it was recognized as a wired school by Yahoo! Internet Life magazine. The college was also named the 6th most unwired (i.e., wireless) campus in the USA by Intel. Nearly 100% of campus floorspace is covered by a 802.11g and 802.11a wireless network.
All registered students; commuters or residents, undergraduates or graduates, full or part-time, those taking on-line courses, off-campus courses or continuing education courses, are eligible to use Health Services during their enrollment (regardless of the type of insurance they carry). Students do not have to enroll in the university-sponsored insurance plan to use Health Services.
Any Bridgewater student will tell you that if you want to make the most of everything Bridgewater offers, you just need to get involved. No matter what your interests are, we have opportunities for you to deepen your personal and academic experience through events, organizations, volunteer work and more. Students who get involved here find themselves developing more relationships, learning more about teamwork and cooperation, and having much more fun!
To make the most of your education at Bridgewater, you need to maintain good health as well as physical, emotional and personal wellness. We offer a range of vital services and support to help you achieve these goals. Whether you need health advice, assistance in a crisis, or care for a specific illness or condition, our helpful and experienced staff members are at your service.
Bridgewater State University has over 160 clubs and organizations.Four sororities, four fraternities and one co-educational fraternity are offered at BSU: Alpha Sigma Phi founded on April 14, 2015, Alpha Sigma Tau, founded in 2014, Delta Phi Epsilon, founded on December 8, 2010, Gamma Phi Beta, founded November 22, 1987, Phi Sigma Sigma, founded in 1989, Kappa Delta Phi, founded on April 14, 1900, Phi Kappa Theta, founded in 1889, Sigma Pi Fraternity International and Phi Pi Delta.