Bridgewater College

Bridgewater, VA

Bridgewater College

Bridgewater, VA

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Undergrad Education

Tuition & Fees

$37,720

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,805
Declined 879
Total Received 3,684
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Private

1,744

undergraduate students

53

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bridgewater College, founded in 1880, is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. Its 300-acre campus is located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, nearby to Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Washington, DC, and Richmond.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,797
Established in 1880
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of the Brethren

300-acre campus in Bridgewater (population: 6,062); 11 miles from Harrisonburg, 110 miles from Roanoke, 125 miles from Richmond and Washington, DC. Major airports serve Washington, DC; smaller airport and train serve Staunton (20 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Bridgewater College
402 East College Street
Bridgewater, VA
22812-1599

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
81%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
25
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17
75th
27
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,805
Declined 879
Total Received 3,684

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,359

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,800
Room & board $13,360
Additional fees $920
Books & supplies $1,150
Total $52,230
Average Financial Aid - $30,359
Total with Avg. Aid $21,871

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,880,656
State $3,604,400
Institutional $36,546,571
Other external $426,498
Total $43,458,125

Non-need-based

Federal
State $631,500
Institutional $6,648,280
Other external $154,611
Total $7,434,391
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 540 828-5485
F: 540 828-5671
finaid@bridgewater.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, Brazilian jujitsu, Bushido, corn hole, disc golf, dodgeball, equestrian sports, flag football, fly fishing, foosball, Frisbee golf, golf, horseshoes, kickball, in-step dance, miniature golf, racquetball, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Computer Science.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language and Literature.
History, General.
History, Other.
Human Nutrition.
International Relations and Affairs.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Health/exercise Science
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,797

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,744
students

Female
55%
964

Male
45%
780

3%

53
students

Female
60%
32

Male
40%
21

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,732
students

Female
55%
957

Male
45%
775

1%

12
students

Female
58%
7

Male
42%
5

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Ethiopia
Honduras
Mexico
Nigeria
Palestine
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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