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I’m interested in undergraduate classes or bachelor’s degree programs that I can complete at night or online

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I have a bachelor's degree and want to take a graduate course or earn a graduate degree or certificate.

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.

Joseph Clark, ’22, G’24, speaking at a podium

Joseph Clark, ’22, G’24

Celebrating the African American Studies Program and Minor
As a younger student, Joseph sensed a disconnect in his education, especially the limited focus on the contributions of African Americans. Things changed when he came to BSU.
Elizabeth Ezekiel, '23, in front of a collage by artist Lavett Ballard

Elizabeth Ezekiel, ’23

Curating the Work of Artist Lavett Ballard
Art history major Elizabeth wanted to highlight the work of a Black woman artist. An assignment in proposal writing led to an actual exhibit of Lavett Ballard’s collages at Bridgewater.
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.

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