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BSU Announces the Fall 2020 Safe Return Plan.

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“At BSU, we can and will do better. The Special Presidential Task Force on Racial Justice will assist this university in living up to our highest ideals as a caring and welcoming community. Over the past several weeks, with input from across the campus and in consultation with me, Task Force leaders have been busy identifying other members to serve on the Task Force.

I am truly honored to announce that the following 21 people have been chosen to serve on the Task Force, representing our entire BSU community, including faculty, students, staff, administrators, alumni and members of our wider community, and who join the seven previously announced chairs and vice-chairs...” —Frederick W. Clark Jr., Esq. | Read more »

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.

By the Numbers


Student/Faculty Ratio


of graduates secure jobs or enroll in graduate school six months to a year after graduation


NCAA Division III teams for men and women

Countless Resources. Boundless Opportunities.

Kevin Asirifi, '20
Kevin Asirifi, '20
Public Health Major

Kevin wants to apply what he's learning at BSU to aid people in Ghana. He was selected to attend the prestigious 2019 Future Public Health Leaders Program at the University of Michigan.

Rydia Hayes-Huer, '20
Rydia Hayes-Huer, '20
Physics Major
Rydia worked with Professor Martina Arndt to create a program that will enable scientists to better analyze solar eclipse images.
Boyden Hall in the spring

Visit us...safely!

At Bridgewater State University, we’re offering a full array
of innovative options to safely see our beautiful campus this summer.

With new programs in Photonics and Optical Engineering, student will learn to solve problems and design solutions using the next wave in technology – light!


Health professionals who can advise, treat and promote healthy living are in high demand. Our new Health Science program offers concentrations in Pre-Athletic Training, Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy.


Undergraduate research

Learn Collaboratively

Our students have opportunities to collaborate closely with their professors, expanding their knowledge while making original contributions to their discipline. Our undergraduate research program has been named one of the top in the nation and many of our students say this experience was the most valuable part of their education.

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Safe Return
A maintainer cleans a door.
Clean Approach
Operations staff preparing for a safe return this fall
Alumni Profile
Justin Caverio, G,'19
Reporting for Duty

Graduate’s commitment to serve continues with his ‘dream job’

Carla Cadet at St. Louis University
Healing Path
New graduate program prepares students for careers in medical fields
Faculty Focus
Elizabeth Englander gives a speech.
Mental Preparation
Faculty member's book stresses student emotional help for back to school
Student Emergency Fund
Nicole West who works as a program coordinator in the BSU Children’s Physical Development Clinic, walks in front of Boyden
Extra Help

Members of university community support the Student Emergency Fund

Alumni Profile
Mike Valcy, '01, poses on the ice as a massage therapist for the Florida Panthers
Hands On

Alumnus reflects on career as NHL massage therapist