Bridgewater has developed a diverse array of innovative academic programs that foster critical thinking, effective communication, creative problem-solving and civic engagement. With more than 90 areas of study to choose from, you can explore your interests and pursue your dreams.
Bridgewater State University is the largest state university in Massachusetts and the fourth largest campus overall in the public higher education system, comprised of 15 community colleges, nine state universities and a university with five campuses. Bridgewater provides students with the finest possible educational experience and boundless opportunities to achieve – all at an affordable price.
Founded in 1840 by Horace Mann, Bridgewater State University is one of America's first teacher preparation institutions. Today, Bridgewater provides a broad range of graduate and undergraduate degree programs through its five colleges – College of Graduate Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Ricciardi College of Business, and College of Education and Allied Studies.