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2023 Commencement

Congratulations to all our 2023 graduates!

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Learn by Doing

Meeting the needs of all students, one student at a time, is what Bridgewater State University is all about.

What does that mean to you? It means that we will meet you where you're at and offer the support and guidance you need to succeed in college and beyond.

Here, you'll have opportunities to learn by doing, to serve the world and the region, to discover your career path and to make your dreams come true.

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Countless Resources. Boundless Opportunities.

Venussa Chanthavisouk, '24, forms a heart with her hands

Venussa Chanthavisouk, ’24

Communications and Media Studies

Venussa has been excited to find that some of her classes offer the opportunity to explore personal experiences.

Evan Francis, '25, cheering with his arms raised with election signs behind him

Evan Francis, ’25

Political Science

From transferring schools, to successfully running a local political campaign, Evan has been busy.

A classroom of computer science students looking toward the front of the class

From hardware design and software programming to cybersecurity and digital forensics — the computer science program at BSU prepares students for a future in a rapidly expanding field.

Two photonics students looking over equipment in the lab

While studying photonics engineering and optical engineering at BSU, you won’t have to wait long for exciting hands-on opportunities. We’ll introduce you to cutting-edge equipment early in your undergraduate studies.

Featured News

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Undergraduate Research
Language Research
Recent graduate's thesis helps him teach Spanish to high schoolers
Social Justice
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Meet Newest Newman Fellow

Mitzy Duarte Chavarin, ’24, seeks to help immigrant families like her own

Alumni Profile
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Knock Knock
Opportunities keep on coming for a multifaceted alumna 
Overtime Victory
Student-athletes who missed commencement have special ceremony